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Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo Syrah 2015 Wine Review

Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo Syrah 2015

Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo  Syrah 2015

Leyda Valley, Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Viña Leyda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

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This Viña Leyda Lot 8 Single Vineyard Canelo Syrah 2015 was reviewed on February 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Super unique and engaging. A dark ruby colour with a fascinating, bouquet full of character. Cherry, dried cranberries, green olive tapenade with fresh drizzled balsamic glaze. Copper and rustic minerals. Flavours reflect much of the same olive notes - very strong here. Salt driven with a sundried tomato touch. Strong, smoky (almost peaty!) and savoury. A good pairing for wild game meats. 91 points - tasted December 2018
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

West of the famous Maipo Valley region and just an hour from Santiago, sits Leyda. It's a newer region in Chile that has been crafting cool climate wines since the late 1980s/early 1990s.
They grow concentrated fruit on loam and granite. It's quite close to the ocean, so it makes for a scenic day trip.
This Syrah is part of a single vineyard selection, which has tons of structure and aromatics.
It saw large open-top tanks and manual punchdowns.
Deep, ruminating pepper, cinnamon, blueberries, and tobacco smoke, to the nose.
Pretty high alcohol, with more lipstaining blueberry and bramble. It's spicy and quite tannic, but the tannins are pretty ripe.
Pair this dazzling Syrah with moussaka or cellar it for five or-so years.
From the Leyda Valley in Chile, Canelo 2015 is a single-vineyard, cool-climate coastal Syrah at a great price. You don't want to miss this one with juicy, ripe black plums, dark berries, earth violets, black olive and dark spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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