I don't recall which vintage of Cristom syrah I fell in love with, but it would have been earlier than yours, and was from their own estate vineyard, then (and possibly still) the only Syrah vineyard in its appellation. I'm guessing that's not EolaAmity, but I could be wrong. Anyway, gorgeous stuff, a real revelation to me w at the time really didn't care for domestic Syrah at all. Very Northern Rhoney, with loads of pepper on raspberry fruit and Cristom's typical austerity.
My wine shopping and I have never had a problem. Just a perpetual race between the bankruptcy court and Hell.--Rogov