Had the pleasure of having the close relative of the winemaker at one of my tables last Saturday night. Graciously, I was allowed to taste this little beauty of a Mexican wine. Good deep ruby color. Strong robust Syrah with a big body and firm tannins. Well structured with a fleshy broad mouthfeel. Spicy plum and blackberry flavors dominate with a decent finish. I was surprised to experience this quality from my first mexican wine. Makes me interested in others.
Food Pairings for Monte Xanic Syrah
Aged 16 months in French Oak.
|Alcohol: 14%||pH: 3.6|
|Sugar: 2.5 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 6.3 grams per liter|
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