Floral fragrances evolved to lilac and lavender with concentrated blueberry.


A chewier palate with increased wood tannin soon relaxes into silky, elegant yet powerful fruit flavors. Smokey, over-ripe blueberry, boysenberry, moist-black earth, and steak tartar with hints of thyme and black pepper grace this sensuous wine.

Growing Conditions

Pepper Bridge & Seven Hills Vineyards


June 2020


100% used French oak

The Syrah XM is the second bottling of our 2016 Reininger Syrah, the difference being two years “XM”, extended maturation in barrel.


First appearance suggests being more muscular and structured but, soon reveals its refined, luscious beauty.