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Falernia Gran Reserva Syrah 2016 Wine Review

Falernia Gran Reserva Syrah 2016

Falernia Gran Reserva Syrah 2016

Elquí Valley, Chile

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Falernia

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From Chile's northernmost wine estate, a full-bodied, smooth and spicy Syrah produced from hand-harvested grapes from the Titon and Huanta vineyards. Savoury on the palate with dark berry, olive, chocolate, toasty oak spice and supple tannins.

Syrah food pairings: rare roast beef, spice-braised lamb, chargrilled pork chop, burgers with blue cheese.

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This Falernia Gran Reserva Syrah 2016 was reviewed on November 14, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Elquí Valley wine region, Falernia 2016 Gran Reserva Syrah constantly over-delivers. Full-bodied and smooth with layers of ripe blackberry, black olive, dark chocolate, cedar and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are structured. The Syrah wine grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Elqui Valley near the town of La Serena, 320 miles north of Santiago. Enjoy with a well-marbled prime rib steak from the grill. - Community Wine Reviews

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