90pts Wilfred Wong
The 2018 Bedrock Wine Co. Syrah is a delicious, drinking wine. This wine is ripe, supple, and firm with an accent of oak. Enjoy it with a light, savory beef stew. (Tasted: May 23, 2020, San Francisco, CA)
As usual our value offering of Syrah is primarily made up of declassified lots of our vineyard designated wines. In 2018 this means Hudson, Griffin’s Lair, Alder Springs, Weill, Shake Ridge and others make the majority of the blends, combined with small amounts of Bedrock Vineyard Syrah, Walker Vine Hill and others. All lots saw some use of whole-cluster (ranging from 20-100%) and there is a small amount of Viognier also cofermented in a few of the lots. Elevage was done in a variety of barrel sizes, a small fraction of which were new. Perfumed, peppery and meaty, this wine should slay it for the price. Back up the truck!