There's no such thing as a typical California Rhône-style red. Syrah, the key grape, is distinctly pliable to a range of growing conditions and winemaking styles, making everything from potent and dark gamy reds to jammy and soft fruit bombs. This week's selection of new releases proves that point with a lively cross-section of personalities, regions and grapes. Get the scores and tasting notes!
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