The Walls Mahana 2019
12 in stock
The Walls Mahana 2019 is an opulent and complex expression of the Rhône varietals. It is named after Mr. Mahana, the founder of Freewater, the sister city to Milton in 1889. A unique blend of Syrah and Viognier, it boasts some remarkable flavors that make it a truly distinct wine. Notable aromas of cured meats, olive tapenade and leather are complemented by red and blackberry fruit, floral incense, and a touch of pepper and sandalwood.
This full-bodied wine is both rich and balanced, propelled by sweet tannins. It is aged in over 20% new French Oak barrels, allowing for a slow maturation and generous aging potential of up to 15 years. The Walls winemaker, Todd Alexander, has an experienced eye on this blend, bringing the individual components together for an exquisite expression of the Milton-Freewater terroir.
The moderate climate of Milton-Freewater, Oregon, is tailormade for producing Syrah-style wines. The summer days are long, warm and dry, allowing for steady ripening of the grapes, while the cool nights provide a necessary reprieve for the vines and allow the grapes to develop a beautiful expressiveness. With a favorable balance of warmth and chill, and an abundance of loamy soils, these conditions play an integral role in shaping The Walls Mahana Syrah.
Only 512 cases of this remarkable Syrah were produced, so snatch one up for your collection before it’s all gone. Enjoy this complex and elegant expression of Rhône varietals with roasted meats, robust cheeses, or creamy pastas. The 2019 Mahana will bring a touch of Freewater to any dinner.