A Washington syrah was named second best wine in the world

Check out which Washington wine just landed at No. 2 on Wine Spectator’s prestigious Top 100 list for 2017 — Syrah Walla Walla Valley Powerline Estate 2014 ($45)

In anointing it the second best wine its panel sampled this year, the magazine called it “a knockout Syrah, precise and impeccably built but explosive with personality. Smoky roasted meat and floral blackberry aromas combine with bold, supple flavors of dark plum, pepper and licorice. The tannins are big but polished.”

A syrah from Walla Walla beat out some heavy hitters from Bordeaux and other prestigious wine regions. Three other Washington wines also made the Top 100 list [ . . . ] | More at: A Washington syrah was named second best wine in the world

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