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2016 LUCA Syrah Double Select

LUCA Syrah Double Select 2016

22.40 CAD

$22.40

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 10893877
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SAQ Specialty by lot
  • Status
  • Status
  • Store Only
  • Country
  • Country
  • Argentina
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Geographical Indication (GI)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Mendoza
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Valle de Uco
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Syrah 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • 12 months in 35% new French & 65% 2nd use French barrels
  • About this winery

    Laura Catena, daughter of famous Argentine wine pioneer, Nicolas Catena, was born in Buenos Aires. At the age of 14, her family moved to Berkeley, California where her father had taken a teaching position in the Economics Department. Laura went on to attend Harvard University, where she graduated magna cum laude in biology, and then she returned to the west coast, to Stanford University, to pursue a medical degree graduating in 1992. Today, Laura Catena is a practicing emergency-room physician....

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  • Tasting notes

    Beautiful deep purple color. Aromas of cigar, leather, and smoked meat fill the nose with hints of toasty oak, forest floor and baking spice. Sweet tannins support big fruit flavors of blackberry jam, black spiced cherries with a hint of rhubarb.

  • Viticultural notes

    The Laborde Syrah vineyard was planted by a double massal selection of Syrah vines brought back from France´s Rhone Valley over half century ago by renowed viticulturist, Luis Laborde.

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