Reserva Carménère 2011 by Viña Canepa

IMG_0912 Grape Variety: 100% Carménère

Good plus dry red wine with mixed red and black fruit over baker’s spice and chocolate notes. The medium minus tannins are ripe and round and balance the medium acidity. The fruit has medium intensity and gives a rather short finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

Finísimo 2009 by Viña Canepa

IMG_0590Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 85% Syrah 15%

Very good plus wine with dark ripe plums and ripe black raspberries with baking spice, white pepper, cigar box and a mineral note. The medium tannins are grippy and mature giving balance with the medium acidity. The wine has good complexity and medium plus fruit intensity. The finish is medium plus. Drink now will improve for 1-2 years and drink well for 7 more.

Magnificvm 2007 by Viña Canepa

Grape Variety: 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc

Outstanding wine with rich dark concentrated fruit and notes of cedar, vanilla and graphite.The oak adds baking spices to complement the ripe smooth tannins. The long finish concludes with chocolate and a sweet note. This wine shows elegance and balance. Drink now and for the next 7-8 years.