Casillero del Diablo Merlot 2012 by Concha y Toro

IMG_1033 Grape Variety: 100% Merlot

Good plus dry red wine with mixed black and red berries over baking spice and a smoky note. The fruit has medium intensity leading to a medium long sweet finish.The medium minus tannins are rounded and well integrated. Drink now and for 3-4 years.


Echeverria Classic Merlot 2011 by Vina Echeverria

IMG_0856 Grape Variety: 100% Merlot

Good dry wine with red berries, a peppery note and touch of dried herbs. The medium minus tannins are mature and give good structure with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium minus intensity and the finish is fairly short. Drink now and for 2-3years.

El Delirio Syrah Malbec 2009 by Botalcura

IMG_0712 Grape Variety: 58% Syrah and 42% Malbec

Very good wine with ripe black raspberries and black cherries over dusty cracked pepper and night blooming jasmine. The medium plus tannins are ripe and balance the medium plus acidity giving good structure. The wine has complexity and a medium plus sweet finish. The wine is drinking well now and will for 3-4 more years.