Winery - Bodega La Rural
Location - Mendoza, Argentina
Wine - Rutini 2006 Mendoza Syrah
Grape Varieties - Syrah
Appellation - Mendoza
Alcohol - 14.4% v/v
Price -?? (my father received as a gift
Nose/Aroma - Red fruit and coriander seeds.
Palate/Flavors - Plum and red currant, with undertones of bacon fat and tobacco. Long finish of vanilla and red fruit. Medium-high body, with good phenolic structure. Quite balanced.
Food Pairing - Carne Asada
Comments - Very well integrated. Still pretty tight, could age a few more years easily. I'd definitely be happy to get this as a gift.