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2014 Kalfu Sumpai Leyda Valley SyrahSyrah / Shiraz from Chile

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This is a Single Vineyard, Single Lot, Unfiltered Syrah, from Chile. Medium to full bodied, but not over the top, smooth tannins, and fermented using indigenous yeast. Less t...

  • 90+ Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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90+

"Kalfu's 2014 Sumpai Syrah is sourced from the Leyda Valley, from Las Terrazas Vineyard where the soils are granitic clays and alluvial with boulders, at only seven kilometers from the sea. It fermented in stainless steel after a seven day cold soak and it matured in French barriques, 15% of them new, for ten months. All of the Kalfú wines come from coastal regions, and this is a textbook cool climate Syrah with hints of smoky bacon, a vegetal twist (think raspberry leaf) and some cracked pepper; but the riper notes of black olives are not really present. The palate is medium-bodied with some grainy tannins, and very good freshness and acidity. This is very good Syrah and very good value too. 6,667 bottles were filled in June 2015." Luis Gutiérrez

Product Description:

This is a Single Vineyard, Single Lot, Unfiltered Syrah, from Chile. Medium to full bodied, but not over the top, smooth tannins, and fermented using indigenous yeast. Less than 600 cases made.

"Intense and deep purple color. The nose reminds us of a good intensity white pepper and violet notes. The mouth is fresh with a juicy medium volume and soft tannins held by a firm structured base giving flow to a long persistent wine" -Winery

Product Detail

Item # 105313
Country Chile
Region Aconcagua
Sub-Region Leyda
Ratings

90+ - Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Syrah / Shiraz
Size 750mL
Closure Screwtop
Features Organic
Taste currant, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry
Nose spice box, cedar and dark fruit