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Thalia Syrah Kotsifali 2016 Wine Review

Thalia Syrah Kotsifali 2016

Thalia Syrah Kotsifali 2016

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Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $9.90

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Thalia

Agent: Kolonaki Group Inc

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A deep ruby-purple hue in the glass. Aromas of fleshy ripe blackberries and dark spice. Full-bodied with a supple texture. Pair with spaghetti with tomato sauce and meatballs.

This Thalia Syrah Kotsifali 2016 was reviewed on April 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I like this wine a lot. For around 10 bucks you can throw it against anything from burgers to charcuterie to stews. Black cherry, purple plum, spice, cassis, warm pie filling. Yummy. 89 points.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Interesting bouquet featuring blackberry, blueberry, plum, licorice and smoke. A few peppery dark chocolate notes also noticeable. Flavours evolve with sour cherry, strawberry, rhubarb and forest leafiness. High acidity, extra dry with a medium body, medium minus tannins and finish. This would be an appropriate pairing for salty Greek cheeses and lamb sausage. 88 points - March 18th
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Nice pretty, pale pink. Hints of blueberry and raspberry on the nose. Nice balance between tart and sweet with a bit of rhubarb on the palate. Enjoy on a summer's day with charcuterie and cheese.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

An interesting Greek wine of outstanding value.…
Presentation: A clean, classy, feminine label
Appearance: Pale-medium ruby
Nose: Pronounced, interesting nose of concentrated red cherries, prunes and other dried fruit
Taste: Full body, medium acidity, low-medium tannins, dark plums, fire-roasted tomatoes, black pepper, and a hint of a strong cheese
Finish: long, dark fruit finish
Overall impression: An interesting Greek wine that would go well with Souvlaki, Moussaka and other Greek foods. Its sweetness should work well with many light to medium foods.
Value: 5/5
Sharon Aubie rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Beautiful bottle with fine purple lettering and a pretty font.

Aromas and flavours of cherry, pomegranate.

Pair with lamb, Greek souvlaki or feta

Tasted March 13, 2018
Luc Delorme rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

The wine opens up with sweet candied fruit on the nose, and follows through on the palate. While not as much as a Beaujolais Nouveau, there is an almost artificial candied raspberry sweetness to it. It’s a fun wine, but probably not for everyone. Would be good for sangria.
Eamonn Donnelly reviewed this wine as follows:

Medium aromatic intensity - notes of red delicious apple, cherry candy liquorice, with a touch of minerality. Tart fruit on the palate, high acidity, fine tannins.

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