Laguna del Inca 2009 by Viña San Esteban

IMG_1064 Grape Variety: 40% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Carménère

Very good plus dry red wine with mixed black current and black cherries over baking spice, dried bay leaf and white peepr. The wine has medium plus ripe tannins and medium acidity bring good structure. The fruit has medium plus concentration, the finish is long. The wine has good complexity and will drink well for 6-8 years.

In Situ Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 by Viña San Esteban

IMG_1061 Grape variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

This organic very good minus dry red wine with black cherry and ripe raspberries over baking spice and a touch of chocolate. The medium tannins are ripe and rounded balancing the medium acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and medium length. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 by Viña Arboleda

IMG_0924 Grape Variety: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 3% Syrah

Very good plus wine with red berries and black plum over vanilla and tobacco notes with dried herbs. The wine has ripe medium tannins and the medium acidity brings great balance. The fruit intensity is medium plus and leads to a medium length. The wine has good complexity. Drink now and for 4-5 years.

Max Reserva Syrah 2010 by Errazuriz

IMG_0739 Grape Variety: 100% Syrah

Very good minus wine with blueberries and black plums over sweet garden herbs and baking spice with a strong very pleasant floral note. The fruit concentration is medium plus. The medium tannins are grippy and will smooth with age. The wine has good complexity. The wine is drinking now and will improve for 1-2 years then drink for a further 4-5.