1865 Limited Edition Syrah awarded impressive 95 points in James Suckling’s 2018 report
The scores were recently published in James Suckling’s latest report about Chilean wines, entitled: Chile in 2018 shows Limitless Quality
In his sixth visit to Chile carried out in February, the renowned US critic tasted over 1,000 domestic wines. The exclusive 1865 Limited Edition Syrah 2015, which originates from the Elqui Valley, stood out with 95 points. It was described as follows:
“This is incredibly decadent on the nose with wet leaf, smoked meat, wet earth and foie gras. Turns to stone and dried flower. Full body, round and soft texture. Black pepper. meat and dark fruit. An extremely long and flavorful finish. Fantastic”.
Furthermore, 1865 Selected Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2017, 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2016 and 1865 Selected Vineyards Syrah 2015 received 91 points from the expert.
Meanwhile, 1865 Selected Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 from the Maipo Valley scored 90 points.
The article published in the wine expert’s website: jamessuckling.com explains how scores from recent vintages have been quite high due to the consistent greatness of the viticultural country. He emphasizes that “there has never been a better moment to drink Chilean wine”.