Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Syrah/Mourvèdre 2012, Colchagua Valley

Syrah Syrah
Cachapoal Valley, Chile

$15.95 (399360)

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March 07, 2015

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a fine and succulent, well balanced and flavourful blend that far outperforms many competitors in the same...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a dark purple-black young blend with lifted aromas of blueberry jam, some spruce/balsam evergreen character,...

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Community Reviews (4)

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Another great value from Novas, so no surprise here. Chocolate and white pepper dominate the palate. Very nice, above average length and overall just a well balanced and delicous wine.

Tasted March 2015.

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Harry Ludwig
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Gabriel D
Gabriel D

What a wonderful find and at a great price. I agree with all of the reviews thus far. Definitely worthy of keeping a few around for the outdoor meals which will hopefully arrive soon.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

What an incredible value, this organic Syrah-Mourvèdre blend from Emiliana. It opens with a gorgeous nose of fresh wild strawberries bathed in black pepper spice, broadening with raspberry, cherry, and darker purple fruit, as well as vanilla, earthy-meaty notes, and a touch of herbal-woody bitterness. It's somewhat chalky on the palate, with a certain roughness taking over, but the fruit lingers nicely, as does the spiciness, and the creamy, comforting softness of Chilean Syrah really comes through. It could benefit from a bit of aging, but it's awfully inviting right now.

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