Novas Gran Reserva Garnacha and Syrah 2012 by Emiliana

IMG_1081 Grape Variety: 70% Garnacha, 30% Syrah

Good plus dry red wine with red fruit over baking spice and nice touch of black pepper. The wine has medium minus grippy tannins and medium acid bringing good balance. The fruit has fair concentration and leads to a rather short finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years. This is an organically produced wine.

La Rinconada Single Vineyard Carmenere 2011 by Cono Sur

IMG_0961 Grape Variety: 100% Carmenere

Very good dry red wine with red and black cherries and black berries over mocha and baking spices. The medium tannins are ripe and rounded balancing the medium minus acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity leading to a medium plus sweet finish. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

GSM 2011 by Viña Bezana

IMG_0939 Grape Variety: 45% Grenache, 33% Mourvedre, 22% Syrah

Very good dry wine with mixed red fruit from plums to raspberries with baking spice and violets over dusty cedar. The medium tannins are rounded and bring structure with the medium minus acidity. The fruit has medium plus concentration. The body is full with a sweet medium plus finish. Drink now and for 6-7 years.

Lagar De Bezana Cab Sav 2012 by Viña Lagar De Bezana

IMG_0938 Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Syrah

Good plus dry wine with black plums and sour cherries over bakers spice and dried herbs. The wine has medium fruit intensity and good complexity. The medium minus tannins are grippy and balance the medium acidity. The wine has a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 4-5 years.

Single Vineyard Lilen Viognier 2010 by Anakena

IMG_0702 Grape Variety: 100% Viognier

Very good wine showing white peaches and ripe pears over honey suckle and a touch of sweet herbs. The medium plus fruit concentration leads to a medium plus finish. The wine has medium acidity and good complexity. Drink now and for 1-2 years.