Solis Winery, Gilroy
Wine: 2001 Syrah Santa Clara Valley
Price: $22 a bottle
Grape: 100 percent syrah
Flavors: aromas of dark ripe berries, mid-palate of blackberries, long rich oak finish that lingers on the tongue.
Where: Available at the winery and Nob Hill grocery stores.
Why: It won a gold medal at the Orange County Fair, and best syrah of the region at the
California State Fair.
Location: Solis is located at 3920 Hecker Pass Highway in Gilroy and can be reached at (408) 847-6306.