Coyam, Emiliana, Colchagua Valley, Chile 2012
If you like 'em big, you'll like this wine! It is most definitely full bodied with barrels of character and personality - it's a wine that we would be reaching for from our rack to drink with a big, juicy steak.
Coyam means 'Chilean oak' for the Mapuches, the original inhabitants of central and Southern Chile. The wine is majority Syrah and Carmenere, with some Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvedre and Malbec also thrown in for good measure. Deep purplish-red in color, with intense aromas of cherry and strawberries, with notes of tobacco, cedar, rosemary and a light touch of smoke; all balanced by smooth, ripe tannins. This is a wine well suited to ageing.At a glance
Region Colchagua Valley
Grape 38% Syrah, 31% Carmenere, 19% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Mourvedre, 1% Malbec