imageTonight’s opening – 2013 Markham Syrah. I believe this may be the first Syrah I’ve opened at home. I’ve tasted at tastings, never gave a real second thought to them, but this one is very nice. Light, but deep in berry and dark fruit notes, soft tannins, and good body. I don’t really know if that’s an oenophile-grade description. I just like thinking about how it tastes and effectively softens the hard finish to my workday!!

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  1. I’ve had this same Markham wine, same year and your description was perfect. Pairs great with home made dark chocolate truffles rolled in merlot salt and crushed almonds. Truffles were a rescue creation from strawberry dipping chocolate gone amuck. Tempering chocolate, as it turned out, is not as easy as one would think. They turned out great; and paired well with the Markham Syrah.


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