Rios de Chile

2009 Gran Reserva Syrah

Syrah

Chile: Cachapoal Valley

Offer Expired:Feb 17, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$28.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

River Run

Today’s Rios de Chile Wine 2009 Gran Reserva Syrah is a Chilean wine and Syrah lover’s dream. This wine is a delicious, easy-drinking, complex wine that will have Syrah lovers doing a little jig. Especially when you consider the low price of this wine.

This Syrah is wonderfully aromatic and layered with fruit, spice and earthen flavors. Our tasting panel really loved this wine and we offer it to you with our very hearty recommendation.

Please note: We purchased every bottle that we could get our hands on for you, but don’t expect this wine to be around for very long. Once we’ve sold out, you’ll never see this wine again.

Tasting Profile

Look:

A beautiful dark magenta at its core, with a glint of red ruby at the edge.

Smell:

Wonderfully light on the nose, with clear herbal notes of rosemary and sage mingling with fresh cherry, sweet plum, cedarwood, clove, black peppercorn, and sweet vanilla bean.

Taste:

Well balanced and positively delicious, with cherry, strawberry, and boysenberry compote laid atop sweet tobacco leaf, slight earthy mushroom, mint leaf, thyme, dark chocolate, and a lean minerality.

Finish:

This cool climate Syrah has a lengthy and well structured finish, with integrated tannins and an acidity that almost pops on your tongue.

Pairing:

A cider-braised pork shoulder served atop caramelized sweet onions.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Alfonso Duarte P.
Accolades
98 Points - Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis, 91 Points and Editor’s Choice - Wine Enthusiast
Appellation
Valle Cachapoal, Chile
Fruit Variety
100% Syrah
ABV
14.0%

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Feb 17, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$28.00
Avg. Price
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