Stare Upon Our Wines

All that aside... wine drinkers are a rare breed, aren't they? On the one hand, they enjoy the taste and flavors of a variety of wines. On the other hand, they generally despise the taste and flavors of an entirely different variety of wines. How can you keep the two lists apart? How can you make ALL wine drinkers happy?

Pffft. That pipe dream will never happen. The closest we can get is an endless parade of wine. Hopefully, something you like will show up before you storm off in anger, cursing our name and demanding that we're pressed into service with the consortium of Wine Pirates that secretly sale the Nine Seas.

Oh, you didn't know about the two secret seas? Gee. Forget we said anything about them, then. Guess they're only for the COOL people.

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Features

2007 Vintage Estate Syrah 750ml 3-Pack
 
The aromas are quite forward , with the Viognier adding hints of peach and apricot to the intense blueberry and black raspberry-like fruit of the Syrah.  Though dominated by the fresh fruit character and the bacony Syrah signature, this wine also shows hints of caramel, citrus peel and white pepper.  The entry is fresh and lively, leading to an elegant, supple mid-palate.  The tannins are softer than in the 2006, leading to earlier prime drinkability.
 
2008 England Crest Syrah 750ml 3-Pack
 
Aromas: blackberry and blueberry, with unmistakable Syrah smoky / gamy / bacony notes.  Lush, full and round, with enough chewy tannin to ensure several more years of life.

 

 

Specs

007 Vintage Estate Syrah 750ml 3-Pack
 
  • Blend: 94% Syrah (67% clone 174, 27% ancient vine), 6% Viognier
  • Harvest: Sept. 26, 2007
  • 25.0 brix
  • pH: 3.53
  • 6 day fermentation
  • 100% French oak, 10% new
  • Bottled unfined & lightly filtered on Aug. 19, 2008
  • Alcohol: 14.0%
2008 England Crest Syrah 750ml 3-Pack
 
  • Harvest dates: Oct. 1 – 11, 2008
  • Composition: 100% Syrah
  • Average 25.8° brix at harvest
  • pH: 3.670
  • 8% of the juice was drawn off for Rosé, concentrating the balance
  • Fermentation for 9 to 13 days in 2 ton open top tanks, with frequent punchdown
  • Aged in French oak, 11% new, for 10+ months
  • Bottled unfined and lightly filtered on Aug. 25, 2009
  • Alcohol: 14.4%

Winery Details

Wellington

Founded:
1986
Owner:
Peter Wellington
Location:
Glen Ellen, CA
Wellington Vineyards is owned Peter Wellington. Peters father John, purchased the winery site in 1986. At the time, it consisted of 20 acres of old vines and a few decrepit old fruit and nut trees. Replanting of part of the old vineyard and orchard started in 1988. The winery was completed in time for the 1989 crush. We grow approximately half the grapes we use and purchase the remainder, primarily from small, unique vineyards.
 
The estate vineyards consist of 21 acres, 8 of which are 85 to 117 years old. There are 24 different varieties in the old vineyard, with the most common being Zinfandel, Carignan, Alicante Bouschet, Grenache and Syrah. In addition, there are 10 acres of eleven to sixteen year old vines that consist of Merlot, Chardonnay, Marsanne, and Syrah. We grow more Merlot than anything else. Three more acres were replanted in 2001, predominantly to Syrah, Zinfandel and Grenache.

Sales Stats

Speed to First Woot:
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First Sucker:
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Last Wooter to Woot:
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Purchaser Experience

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  • 4% < 25 woots
  • 88% ≥ 25 woots

Purchaser Seniority

  • 4% joined today
  • 0% one week old
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  • 92% > one year old

Quantity Breakdown

  • 88% bought 1
  • 8% bought 2
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