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Santa Barbara County Syrah: Top wines to try

Syrah has helped put California's Santa Barbara County on the map. Chris Wilson looks at the County's go-to areas for the grape and Matthew Luczy selects top Santa Barbara Syrahs to try.

When it comes to California’s Santa Barbara County the two varieties which jump out are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but Syrah is not far behind and has carved out a niche for itself here among winemakers and consumers alike.

Top Santa Barbara Syrahs to try, tasted by Matt Luczy

See also: 

Santa Barbara County AVA and wines to try

Rotundone: the science behind ‘pepper’ in wine

Rhône-style wines from California under £50 / $50

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