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Home >> Sine Qua Non >> 2002 Sine Qua Non Heart Chorea [Magnum - owc]
2002 Sine Qua Non Heart Chorea [Magnum - owc]
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Item#BWE08295
Price:$4,500.00
Availability:Usually ships the same business day
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Size=1.5L, RP[99]

"SQN's Syrahs are dynamite. In 2001, Krankl began to experiment with a limited production Syrah aged over 40 months in new oak (a la Marcel Guigal's famous Cote Roties - La Mouline, La Landonne, and La Turque). The second rendition of this cuvee, the 2002 Heart Chorea, is a Cote Rotie-like blend of 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. Most of the fruit comes from the Alban and White Hawk vineyards. The opaque purple-colored 2002 Heart Chorea possesses extraordinary levels of concentration, intensity, and subtle nuances, a fabulous nose of charcoal, acacia flowers, creme de cassis, blackberries, pain grille, and espresso roast. Opulent, full-bodied, and super-intense, but neither heavy nor out of balance, it is unfortunate that production of this unreal Syrah is less than 100 cases." - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #166 (Aug 2006)