Saturday, October 18, 2014

Undurraga Aliwen Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah Reserva 2007

Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah

Country of origin: Chille
Wine appellation: Central Valley
Vintage: 2010
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Color: dark ruby red
Bouquet: fruity, cassis, blackberries, spices, very clean and precise, hint of black chocolate, alcohol slightly standing out
Taste: medium body, canned forest fruit, blackberries, black currant, pepper, medium tannins, black chocolate, medium to longer finish
Recommended food pairing: steak
Overall score: 4+7+11+6+7=85
Price: CZK 170
Stopper: single piece cork
Technically precise NW wine. The percentage of the varieties is not stated, but it looks like there is quite a lot of Shiraz from both the nose and taste.

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