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91 • Don Mateo 2009 Gran Reserva, Syrah, Curico Valley $19.99.
Aromas of boysenberry pie a la mode and melted toffee with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a long, tangy, elegant vanilla kissed finish. Stylish and balanced. (tasted on Mar-06-2012)
88 • Chilcas 2010 Reserva, Syrah, San Rafael $13. Best Buy.
Blueberry cobbler, eucalyptus honey, and date cake aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smoky nut and cedar accented finish with chewy tannin. Nice structure and savory flavor for the table. (tasted on Mar-06-2012)
84 • Casa Nueva 2009 Family Reserva, Syrah, Maipo Valley$14.90.|Find-a-Wine|
Interesting aromas of blackberry yogurt, coconut custard pie, and roasted chili pepper with a fruity-sour, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and pork rind, boysenberry, mushroom tapenade, and mossy earth finish. Different; try with goulash. (tasted on Mar-06-2012)