Bodegas Callia Magna Shiraz 2008, Valle De Tulum, San Juan

Shiraz Shiraz
Argentina

$15.95 (218818)

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88 pts
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March 05, 2011

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, lively, spicy, with fresh black fruit and black pepper aromas and flavours. Tannins are light but firm and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a young purple-black shiraz with a youthful floral, plummy-cheery, smoky oak and cocoa nose. It's...

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Dark to almost opaque ruby in colour with a medium nose. A very pleasant nose indeed showing spruce, carnations, cloves, cinnamon, smoked bacon, plums, cherry pie, coconut & vanilla. Very surprised that the nose isn't bigger, but that's not a negative for this wine. The taste is as good as the nose with similar notes. It's dry, medium tannins, medium+ acidity, medium+ length, medium+ body & balanced. This is a nice alternative to Australian Shiraz as it's a little more restraint than most Australian Shiraz under $20.

This wine taste more like a wine around the $30, so I make it a Best Buy. I bought this on sale at the LCBO for $11.25, which I would classify this as an Amazing Buy. Drink now with Prime Rib or by itself. This wine will can be cellared for another 2-3 years.

Tasted: 7 Sept 11

Score: 9+/10, Value: 10/10, Total: 19+/20.

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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