Kukkula Wines
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Kukkula sisu nv


sisu is a Syrah dom­i­nant blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre.

2017 sisu
2012 sisu
2013 sisu

The 2017 Sisu is made up of 42% Syrah, 30% Grenache and 28% Mourvè­dre aged 18 months in 50% new French oak. It has a medi­um ruby col­or and a nose of mint choco­late, char­grill, cof­fee and vio­let with fresh black­cur­rant and boy­sen­ber­ry fruit. The palate is medi­um-bod­ied and restrained, the fruits fine, fresh and juicy. It has a soft, silken frame with just enough defin­ing grain and a long, lay­ered fin­ish. Love­ly! 92+pts

Erin Brooks, Wine Advocate

— Wine Advocate October 2020

Technical Details

  • Vintage 2017
  • PH 3.84
  • TA .56
  • Alcohol 15.2%
  • Production 245 cases

Finnish for, patience, per­se­ver­ance, and sta­mi­na”, this is a word that is used to describe the Finnish peo­ple. It’s con­sid­ered a big com­pli­ment to tell a Finn that they have​“sisu”.