Accessible, Delicious Syrah from the Central Coast – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Accessible, Delicious Syrah from the Central Coast


A new project from Greg Brewer, this Ex Post Facto syrah is drawn from Neely Vineyard, in Los Alamos, and Nielsen Vineyard, in the Santa Maria Valley. It’s sleek and rich, with aromas of lavender, violets and peppercorn, a burst of acidity and smoky, mouthfilling tannins. Well priced for steak.

Read more about boundary-pushing Santa Barbara County syrah in our February issue, on sale now.

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Ex Post Facto 2017 Santa Barbara County Syrah (Best Buy)

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Patrick J. Comiskey covers US wines for Wine & Spirits magazine, focusing on the Pacific Northwest, California’s Central Coast and New York’s Finger Lakes.


This story appears in the print issue of jan 2020.
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