Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 by Laurent Family Vineyard

IMG_1132 Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Carménère

Very good minus dry red wine with classic black currents and ripe black raspberries over blend of cigar box and baking spice. The medium tannins are grippy and bring structure with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus concentration and leads to a medium plus length. Drink now and for 7-8 years. This is a certified organic wine.

Organic Cabernet-Malbec 2010 by Vina De Martino

IMG_0911 Grape Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Malbec

Very good wine with sweet black cherries and dark plums over bakers’ spices, chocolate and a floral note. The fruit has medium plus concentration and intensity. The tannins are medium and grippy bringing structure with the medium acidity. The wine has good complexity and will drink well for 4-5 years.

http://www.demartino.cl/tbk_webpay/pag_producto.php?cat=3&pro=11

Antiguas Reserva Merlot 2008 by Viña Cousiño Macul

IMG_0719 Grape Variety: 100% Merlot

Good plus wine with classic red berries and touch of current over a base of baking spice. The medium tannins are rounded and give good balance with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity. The finish is medium plus and shows baking spice notes. Drinking now and for 4-5 years.

http://www.cousinomacul.com/en/

Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 by Viña Tarapacá

IMG_0753 Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Very good plus wine with ripe black plums and cassis over baking spice, dried mint and tobacco notes. The wine has medium plus tannins that are round and grippy bringing balance with the medium minus acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and very good complexity in its youth. The finish is medium plus and sweet. Hold for 2-3 years then drink for 5-7 years.

http://tarapaca.webfactional.com/en/gran-reserva-cabernet-english