SYRAH Latta "Dana Dibble" (913689)
2016 "Dana Dibble" Syrah
Freewater Rocks Vineyard
Case of 6
241 cases produced
92pts Wine Enthusiast
Grapes: 97% Syrah, 3% Viognier
Tasting Notes: Intense with a perfumed nose that melds dark berry and smoked ham-hock with an expansive palate and savory finish. The wine has all the characteristic super funk of the rocks with intense depth of fruit and floral notes from the Tablas Clone Syrah. Lush tannins lift to flavors of pomegranate, camphor and earth.
Freewater Rocks vineyard is located in the Rocks District of Walla Walla. Planted in 2000 in the core of Freewater Cobbly Loam this is an OG vineyard site with four generations of fruit farming behind it. The wine carries "Dana Dibble" for the man who grew up on the dirt, the third generation farmer who transformed these hardscrabble orchards into the manicured rows of vines standing among the stones today. Dana and Andrew have collaborated on many vintages and vineyard projects over the years and we felt his work deserved recognition, hence the "Dana Dibble".