James and Poppie Mantone craft highly sought after Rhône varietal wines. Syncline wines have great depth of character and show a sense of singular identity and connection to the land.
Single Vineyard Syrah and Mourvedre are exceptional. Rhône style blends are stunning with grace and personality. White wines are perfumed elegance.
With the philosophy that great wines are made in the vineyard, James and Poppie are dedicated to ever improving the vines they work with. The Syncline estate vineyard is farmed biodynamically, and the same care and attention to detail is expected from each outsourced vineyard block used in Syncline’s production.
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The first bottling of our flagship Southern Rhone inspired blend was selected from our best lots of grapes.
This lovely wine is a blend of our favorite barrels of Grenache from throughout the Columbia Valley, representing a variety of clones and vineyard sites.
This intriguing wine has aromas of asian pear and wet stone, complimented by flavors of star fruit, green apple and hints of anise.
For seekers of adventure, we have produced a lively red blend. With this limited bottling, we offer a wine of great personality.
Fresh lemon/lime, barely ripe pineapple, honeydew melon and green apple ﬂavors with a hint of white pepper in the nose.
This well balanced wine shows flavors and aromas of mandarine, honeyed pear, apple blossom and honeysuckle, with a long mineral finish.
Layers of dried plum, cassis, clove, coffee bean, black pepper, tar and savauge character are complimented by a bright finish. Both Red Mountain and Columbia Valley offerings are described here.
The opulent nose starts with cherries and strawberries mingling with morel mushroom and fresh cracked black pepper.
This is the wine for warming up the grill, watching the sunset, or packing a picnic.
James and Poppie are inspired by sparkling wines from many regions and offer these very small production sparkling wines as a rare treat, labor of love, that does not occur every vintage.
Ripe and hedonistic, this wine displays vivid ruby color with varying degrees of purple black.
McKinley Springs and Ciel du Cheval offerings are described here.