Reserva Pinot Noir 2012 by Tabali Wines

IMG_1086 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good plus dry red wine with red cherries and strawberries over a nice vanilla note. The wine has medium fruit intensity and the medium minus acidity balances the medium soft tannins. The wine is drinking well now and will drink for 2-3 years.

Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir 2011 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0936 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good dry wine with ripe cherries and strawberries over baker’s spice with a floral note. The wine has medium minus tannins that are well rounded and bring structure with the medium acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and good complexity. The length is medium plus and sweet. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

Tamaya Estate Carménère 2010 by Viña Tamaya

IMG_0879 Grape Variety: 100% Carménère

Good plus dry wine with dark fruit over a dusty touch of licorice. The medium plus acidity added a fresh note. The medium minus tannins are a bit chalky but ripe. The fruit has medium minus intensity and the finish is relatively short. Drink now and for 2-3 years.