Ruca Malen, Syrah 2012, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Note: A smooth, spicy syrah with lots to like about it.
The purple-colored syrah has nose filled with intense black fruit aromas, black plum and notes of clove and cinnamon.
On the palate the wine is spicy with black pepper and medium tannin.
This syrah was aged for 12 months in oak barrels (85% French,15% American).
Tasted: Ruca Malen Dining Room, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Date: January 20, 2016