Luca Syrah Laborde Double Select 2011 - The Wine Advocate

Luca Syrah Laborde Double Select 2011

89 Points

Wine Advocate, Oct 2012

The 2011 Laborde Double Select Syrah is from the family’svineyards in La Consulta in the Uco Valley, from 50-year-oldvines brought over by viticulturalist Luis Laborde. The wine isaged in French oak for 14 months, of which 50% is new. It has avoluminous bouquet of kirsch, fresh fig, singed leather and just ahint of eau-de-vie. The palate is medium-bodied, with anattractive gamey, leather note on the entry. It has good structureand a pleasant grip to it, the finish spicy and tense, with thosegamey notes returning with a dash of cracked black pepper. Drink2013-2019+.