Esporão Syrah, Alentejo, Portugal, 2012

A fantastic Syrah from Portugal.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:

Aromas of lifted red berry fruits with notes of toast and mocha. The palate has a creamy texture with mature tannins, and a velvety persistent complex finish.

Serving Suggestion:

Ideal with stewed meats and spicy red meat dishes

Grape Variety: Syrah

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Size: 75cl

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans