Intense violet-red in color. Elegant
expressions of ripe black-fruit such
as black berries and cassis are delicately
interwoven with oak, mineral, toffee,
and chocolate notes.
The word Coyam, meaning oak, was used by the Mapuches, the
original inhabitants of Chile. Ancient oaks surround the Emiliana
vineyards where these biodynamic grapes are grown. Aged in French
and American oak for 13 months, the palate others well-balanced
volume, round tannins, and a long finish that shows both character
Pairs well with roasted red meats, strong cheeses, pastas with spicy
sauces, and dried fruit.
"Ripe and muscular, with freshly plowed dark earth, currant, fig, bittersweet cocoa and tobacco notes all wound up under a layer of dark, spicy toast. Flashes of graphite and minerality lurk on the finish. Needs time to come together. Syrah, Merlot, Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Best from 2010 through 2012. 3,000 cases made."