Matetic Corralillo Syrah 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from Chile, South America

$28.00 $17.99
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Item No. 107820
  • red wine
  • Green wine
  • RP92
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

This is a deep purple red color Syrah. Intense varietal aromas of violets, bacon, black fruits, pepper and menthol. The aromas are complemented by notes of chocolate and spices from the oak. It is balanced in the mouth with good body and complexity; it has a long and fresh finish.

Ideally served with red meats, duck and mature or smoked cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 Syrah Corralillo offers an alluring perfume of lavender, blueberry, bacon, game, and garrigue. Sweet, ripe and complex already, it will continue to blossom with another 4-6 years of cellaring and will drink well through 2027."
92 Points

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Rating:
(4/11/2012)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
still maturing in the bottle...a little rough at first, but when decanted, the flovors eveolve after a while...worth cellaring for a couple years.
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Rating:
(1/29/2011)
While the wine is smooth, it left a bitter, asphalt taste which I found very unpleasant. I am going to cellar this for the remainder of the bottles for a few years.
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Learn About Matetic

The story of the Matetic Winery begins in 1999 when the Matetic family decided to diversify their business ventures and enter the world of wine, confident in the virtues of the climate and soils in the Rosario Valley. With a firm conviction in the vital importance of maintaining a strong professional team to guide every step of the project, the family incorporated Alan York...

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Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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