James Suckling Awards 1865 Limited Edition 2012 Syrah a Record 95 Points

James Suckling Awards 1865 Limited Edition 2012 Syrah a Record 95 Points

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - SANTIAGO, Chile - Jul 14, 2016 - Renowned wine critic, James Suckling, has awarded record scores for five of Viña San Pedro’s varieties.

In his recent visit to Chile, Suckling tasted over 600 local wines and of those he highlighted Viña San Pedro’s prestigious 1865 range.

The 1865 Limited Edition Syrah 2012 from the Elqui Valley received a remarkable 95 points –which is the highest score that the brand has received in its more than 150-year history.

In describing the Syrah from the Elqui Valley Suckling expressed in its tasting notes: “This is real Syrah with so much earth, spice, nut and black pepper aromas. So smoky. Full body, soft and silky tannins and a beautiful finish. Fantastic length and intensity. Decadent. Believe that price. Drink now”.

Meanwhile, the 1865 Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 from the Maipo Valley received 92 points, as did the first vintage of 1865 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 from the Elqui Valley.

Moreover, the 1865 Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2015, also from the Elqui Valley, received 91 points; and the 1865 Single Vineyard Carmenère 2014 from the Maule Valley scored 90 points.

1865, GatoNegro, Epica, Castillo de Molina, 35º South, Cabo de Hornos, Kankana, Sideral, Tierras Moradas and Altair from Viña San Pedro are distributed exclusively in the United States by Shaw Ross International Importers.

About Viña San Pedro

Founded in 1865, Viña San Pedro is one of the largest and oldest Chilean wine exporters and one of the most important in the country. The main vineyard, the cellar and the underground cellar centennial of San Pedro are located in Molina, in the Curico Valley, 200 km. South of Santiago. With 1,200 hectares the winery is recognized for having one of the most extensive vineyard cloths in Latin America. In 2011 Viña San Pedro was chosen New World Winery of the Year, recognition to the performance it has achieved in its different markets, where it has stood out for its dynamism, innovation and winemaking excellence.

About Shaw-Ross International Importers

Founded in 1968 as a wine and spirit importer representing a handful of brands, Shaw-Ross has grown into one of the nation’s leading importers representing 35 suppliers from around the world. Shaw-Ross continues to evolve its portfolio to keep ahead of the ever changing wine and spirit industry.

Editor’s Note: High-res photos available upon request.  All sample requests can be facilitated through the above contact.

Source : Vino San Pedro
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