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Herdade do Esporao 2009 Syrah

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Herdade do Esporao 2009 Syrah shows plenty of aromatic character

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Herdade do Esporão 2009 Syrah
Alentejo, Portugal

This sultry Syrah shows plenty of aromatic character, from dusky red berries to smoky tobacco notes. Rich and robust in the mouth, it reveals concentrated fruit flavors and sturdy tannins that will awaken even the dullest palates. Pair it with grilled, spicy red meats such as chorizo, barbecued ribs or Szechuan beef.

Rating: 14/20
Price: $30

To learn more about the 2009 Syrah, visit the Esporão official website

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