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Colorado's Sutcliffe Vineyards' Syrah Awarded 90-point Rating by Wine Enthusiast Magazine


Date: 06/24/14

McElmo Canyon and Canyon of the Ancients Vineyards grapes showcased in boutique-produced, limited-edition release

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New York--June 16, 2014: Sutcliffe Vineyards' Syrah has received a score of 90 out of 100 in the upcoming July issue of the influential Wine Enthusiast magazine. The Syrah rating becomes the latest in a string of strong reviews for the rising Colorado vineyard, whose recent nationally acclaimed vintages include a 90-point 2010 Merlot.

Crafted by owner John Sutcliffe and winemaker Joe Buckel-formerly at Flowers Vineyard & Winery in the Sonoma Valley- Sutcliffe Vineyards' Syrah was produced using grapes grown locally in McElmo Canyon and Canyon of the Ancients Vineyards. These locally grown grapes not only add to the character of the syrah, they also provide a unique regional offering to oenophiles looking for a "vine to glass" wine experience.

"From tiers of black cherry and ripe plums to dark chocolate and a soft cinnamon finish, our Syrah has all the weight and depth one should expect from this wonderful grape," said Buckel. "Tempered by an elegant structure and a charming, surprising brightness, we can now say our latest Syrah vintage stands with the best in the country."

Slowly capturing a piece of the spotlight from the craft beer scene, Sutcliffe Vineyards—along with its sister properties, Dunton Hot Springs and Dunton River Camp—offer unique wine experiences for locals and travelers to explore. Additionally, Sutcliffe wines are also poured in select tasting rooms and restaurants across the country.

For more information visit www.sutcliffewines.com.

About Sutcliffe Vineyards

Located in Colorado's McElmo Canyon, at the base of the Sleeping Ute Mountain, Sutcliffe Vineyards is the standard-bearer for the up-and-coming winemaking industry in Colorado. Launched by founder John Sutcliffe and winemaker Joe Buckel, Sutcliffe Vineyards and its wines are rapidly gaining a reputation for their unique origin and quality. From delicate, crisp Rosés to ripe, complex Chardonnays and deep sensuous Cabernets, Sutcliffe wines are showcased alongside the regional cuisine at both of the vineyard's nearby sister properties Dunton River Camp and Dunton Hot Springs, as well as select top-end restaurants around the country.
 

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