Falernia Reserva Syrah 2007, Elquí Valley

Syrah Syrah
Chile

$16.95 (208371)

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  • 4.54.5

4.5/5
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Jun 11, 2011

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nimby
nimby

Dense soft smooth

4.64.6
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Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

A fantastic earthy nose misleads you, for the palate shows great red fruit and the perfect amount of acidity. Lots of extraction during the winemaking process has created a deep, dark, and full flavoured Syrah. Enjoy it with ribs on the bbq. (northof9finewine.com, June 2011)

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Blair Dowden
Blair Dowden

After all these great reviews, I was rather disappointed. It is not much better than an average Australian shiraz. Some notes just do not work for me.

4.34.3
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John Iacono
4.44.4
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M G
M G

4.64.6
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Alex Zanella
Alex Zanella

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Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Tasted July 2011.

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Dan Dickinson
4.34.3
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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2007 Falernia Reserva Syrah is full bodied, fruity wine with nice aromas of black cherry, prune, smoke and combination of cedar/green pepper. The wine is unbalanced with notable acidity and refined to tannic tannins (decant for 1 hour). The finish is silky, medium to long and a bit alcoholic. This wine will greatly benefit from aging as it is somewhat disconnected, drink 2014 onward. My impression: NICE, 89 pts. Tasted June/11.

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