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Vino de Eyzaguirre

Vino de Eyzaguirre
2015 Syrah, Colchagua Valley

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Syrah

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 14%
Sustainable Agriculture
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$10
Best Buy

Vino de Eyzaguirre
2015 Syrah, Colchagua Valley

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Syrah

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 14%
Garnet color. Fruity, rustic aromas of blackberry jam, slate, mint bouquet, and saddle with a slightly chewy, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and an interesting, medium-length blackberry compote, warm spices, vanilla bean, and mineral finish with woody, chewy tannins. A nice, dry Syrah with great minerality.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Rich & Full, Spicy & Complex & Savory
Aroma Aroma: blackberry jam, slate, mint bouquet, and saddle
Taste Flavor: blackberry compote, warm spices, vanilla bean, and mineral
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: with food
Recipes Pairing: Lamb Kebobs, Lamb Tagine, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice, dry Syrah with great minerality.

The Importer

Cabernet Corporation

The Importer
285-K Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
USA
1 415-884-9000

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Syrah

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Syrah - also known as Shiraz, especially in Australia - is a red wine with rich, zesty plum and blackberry fruit along with a light spicy, sometimes peppery quality. The grape has light to medium tannins, meaning lighter versions are drinkable upon release. This has certainly helped this wine's popularity in the United States.

Full-bodied versions, such as Côte-Rôtie from France's Rhone Valley, are intense, deeply concentrated wines that need many years to round out; these are generally at their best seven to ten years after the vintage and can drink well for 20 years plus from the best vintages.

Recommended foods with Syrah include most red meats, game and barbecued foods.