Syrah

Luca Syrah 2020

  • 2020
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Syrah
Grapes
Syrah
Winery
Luca
Region
Mendoza
Country
Argentina
93 AVG
Drink now or cellar for up to 10 years. No need to decant before serving.

Luca is the name of Laura Catena’s son and represents the new generation of Argentina’s most famous winemaking family. Laura’s father Nicolas put Argentina on the map for top quality Malbec that is renowned all over the world and sold in the best wine bars and shops. Today Laura is taking the family business in a new direction with this label which uses the finest fruit selected from specific vineyards in Mendoza to create delicious and accessible wines.

The Catenas might be best known for their Malbecs, but this stunning Syrah showcases the country’s potential for other red grape varieites. The fruit is carefully harvested at optimum ripeness and then vinified according to Laura’ stringent winemaking standards. After a period of ageing in oak the wine is then bottled and allowed to rest before it is released to market.

Dark and stormy in character, this powerful Syrah reminds of some superb examples from France’s Rhone Valley. On the nose there are ample notes of cassis, black olive, and bitter chocolate along with more delicate undertones of fresh mint, forest floor, and spice. This is a great bottle to enjoy now alongside hearty red meats or to keep in the cellar for a few more years.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for up to 10 years. No need to decant before serving.

Luca is the name of Laura Catena’s son and represents the new generation of Argentina’s most famous winemaking family. Laura’s father Nicolas put Argentina on the map for top quality Malbec that is renowned all over the world and sold in the best wine bars and shops. Today Laura is taking the family business in a new direction with this label which uses the finest fruit selected from specific vineyards in Mendoza to create delicious and accessible wines.

The Catenas might be best known for their Malbecs, but this stunning Syrah showcases the country’s potential for other red grape varieites. The fruit is carefully harvested at optimum ripeness and then vinified according to Laura’ stringent winemaking standards. After a period of ageing in oak the wine is then bottled and allowed to rest before it is released to market.

Dark and stormy in character, this powerful Syrah reminds of some superb examples from France’s Rhone Valley. On the nose there are ample notes of cassis, black olive, and bitter chocolate along with more delicate undertones of fresh mint, forest floor, and spice. This is a great bottle to enjoy now alongside hearty red meats or to keep in the cellar for a few more years.
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