2016 Indian Creek Central Coast Shiraz

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Grape composition: Shiraz (A.K.A Syrah)

Grape Source: Central Coast of California

When to Drink: Now through 2020

Aromas/Flavors: black cherry, plum, smoke, cocoa, cedar, chocolate

The Aussies use the name “Shiraz” for their Syrah wines, and this California winery “Indian Creek does as well. in the 1980’s California vintners began experimenting with grapes from the Phone Valley in France and this grape varietal “Syrah” was among the popular