Perez Cruz Syrah Reserva 'Limited Edition' is a blend of 92% Syrah with 5% Grenache and 3% Mourvèdre. The blend is aged in new French oak for 14 months, giving a beautifully intense, spicy blackcurrant flavoured wine. Already showing rich secondary aromas, this wine could continue to age.
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|Grapes||Syrah 92%, Grenache 5%, Mourvèdre 3%|
|Serve with||Roast rack of lamb or hard cheeses|
|Name||Perez Cruz Syrah Reserva Limited Edition|
Perez Cruz is a family owned boutique winery located in the Alto Maipo. Their estate covers 250 hectares of vines planted in one of the most sought after areas for growing premium Cabernet Sauvignon. This red wine specialist also produces small parcels of Syrah, Cot (Malbec), Carmenère and Petit Verdot. They also produce an elegant cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc from Casablanca. From the first vintage in 2002, Andres Perez Cruz has seen the estate's speciality red wine amass an impressive array of awards and gold medals. Their eco-friendly winery was built by award winning architect Jose Cruz Ovalle, to fulfil the technical objective of fine wine production. Its wooden roof and natural light allow thermal isolation and free air flow circulation, making it one of the most unique wineries in the world.
Nestled against the mountain foothills at an elevation of between 1450 and 1700 feet is the Liguai estate, the exclusive source of Perez Cruz wine and the home of the estate winery. The estate is located in the Maipo-Andes subregion of the Maipo Valley, where the vines are double Guyot trained and drip irrigated. Yielding 2.43 tonnes per acre, the grapes are harvested by hand at optimum maturity levels.