Terra Andina Suyai 2007

Bordeaux Red Blends from Chile, South America

Price: $50.00 $24.99
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Item No. 123624
  • RP93
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%.

Winemaker's Notes

Suyai, which means "hope" in Chile's native Mapuche language, is a robust blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Cabernet Franc (40%), Carignan (13%) and Carmenère (7%). Extremely rich, with a stunning bouquet and delicious notes of raspberry, blueberry, blackberries and currant fruit enlivened by a strong mineral streak with a long, dark and juicy, yet vivid and racy finish.

Critical Acclaim

"The winery's flagship is the 2007 Suyai, is a true beast of a wine. Saturated purple/black in color, it has a nose of brooding black fruits, tar, and licorice. Powerful, dense, and full-flavored, the wine is surprisingly well-balanced and very long in the finish. Delicate palates should avoid this wine but if you want to grow some hair on your chest, this might well be the wine for you. "
93 Points

Learn About Terra Andina

Literally from the "Land of the Andes", Terra Andian embodies the adventurous spirit and bold profile of Chile's majestic mountain range, and it represents the new face of Chilean wine. Under the dynamic young winemaker Stefano Gandolini, Terra Andina has emerged as a rising star winery in Chile. Voluptuous fruit has become Terra Andina's signature.

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....

Read More About Chile

Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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