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Syrah Shines in Paso Robles
James Laube
Issue: June 15, 2005

Many vintners in California's Paso Robles region think the quality of the 2004 vintage may make it a breakout year for the appellation, at least for Syrah, which has emerged as their top grape even as they experiment with other varieties in this vast growing region's many microclimates.

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