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Carabantes Syrah 2012 Wine Review

Carabantes Syrah 2012

Carabantes Syrah 2012

Aconcagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Carabantes

Agent: DB Wine & Spirits Inc.

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

There is something so alluring about Chilean Syrah. The expression of Syrah in this country is one of my favourites in the world. This wine features oodles of smoke, blueberry and blackberry, mint, meat blood, crushed rocks and warm spice. There is also crushed and dried purple flowers, Kenya AA coffee and mocha notes. Pair with red meat or smoked poultry. 91 points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

An outstanding value Chilean Syrah from a traditional winery in the Aconcagua Valley north of Santiago, Chile. A nose and palate of fresh ripe fruit - strawberry, blueberry, cherry, dried herbs, spice, smoke, and fresh mint. Delightful smokey finish. Tasted November 2017.
From the Aconcagua Valley in Chile, Carabantes (2012) is a medium-bodied Syrah. The Syrah here is called Carabantes, named after the Dominican Monk that brought the first vitis vinifera to Chile. Grapes were hand-picked for this wine and the wine is unfiltered. The 2012 Syrah Carabantes was fermented in stainless steel and the wine matured in French and American oak barrels for 15 months. - Community Wine Reviews

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