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Chile, Casablanca Valley region

Casas del Bosque

Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Syrah 2015

97 pts/Platinum Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards - Lovely juicy savory style, with a touch of peppery spice and toast.

Tasting Notes

Brick red in colour. On the nose rich notes of crushed strawberry and bramble are in evidence. In the mouth spicy notes of cinnamon are accompanied by a hint of cedar and red cherry. A well integrated oak backbone is backed-up by abundant, well-rounded tannins lending to excellent length and structure.

Food Accompaniments

Roasted leg of lamb

Awards, Reviews and other Notes

97 pts Platinum Medal - 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards
Black olive, roasted meat complexity and intense berry notes on the nose. Lovely juicy savory style, with a touch of peppery spice and toast.

93 pts Tim Atkin

91 pts Descorchados

88 pts Wine Spectator
A ripe and lusciously spiced red, with concentrated dark fruit flavors that feature some smoky notes. Intense accents of cedar and tar show on the finish. Drink now through 2020. 2,000 cases made. –KM

Winemaker Notes

On arrival at the winery all grapes were de-stemmed and crushed to open-top tanks. The must was then warmed and inoculated with selected yeasts (Assmanhaussen and RC212) and fermented during 10 days with temperatures peaking at 32ºC/90ºF. During fermentation the vats were hand-plunged twice daily in order to extract the ideal amount of tannin and color. Following the completion of fermentation the wine was drained off (after a total maceration time of 9 days) and put to barrel. The wine was aged for a total of 6 months in second use French oak barrels before being bottled with minimal filtration.


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Wine Spec Sheet

697412000379

Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3.51
Total Acid: 5.2 g/l
Residual Sugar: 4.0 g/l

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