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Alceño Premium 50 Barricas Syrah 2012 Wine Review

Alceño Premium 50 Barricas Syrah 2012

Alceño Premium 50 Barricas Syrah 2012

Jumilla D.O., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Alceño

Agent: The Case for Wine

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Deep and rich with charred black fruit from oak aging, smoke, spice and anise flavours. Well-priced for this quality. Huge and full-bodied: needs grilled meats.

Syrah food pairings: spice-braised lamb, cheddar, grilled pork chops, Muscovy duck.

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This Alceño Premium 50 Barricas Syrah 2012 was reviewed on September 3, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Sweet and tangy, this would be a nice wine to enjoy with tangy BBQ fare. A good example of the value you get from Spain. Tasted August 2015. 87 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
The 2012 vintage of the Alceno Premium is made mostly from Syrah grapes with 15% Monastrell grapes. The vines are planted in stony, calcareous soils. The winemaker chooses from among 50 barrels to make the final blend which is matured in Frencha and American barriques for 6 months. Pair with herbed cheeses. - Community Wine Reviews

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