On the nose, Perenzo possesses a fruity bouquet with sweet spicy notes typical of Syrah such as licorice. This is a big, intense wine with elegant tannins rounding out the finish.
Wine Advocate 91 points - The 2009 Perenzo (100% Syrah) is a full-bodied, opulent wine bursting with dark fruit, licorice, leather and sweet spices, all of which come together nicely. The Perenzo impresses for its long, polished finish and finessed tannins. The estate gave the Perenzo 18 months in French oak barrels. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2019. (Aug 2011)