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.

Finis Terrae 2008 by Viña Cousiño Macul

Grape Variety: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Syrah

Very good wine with concentrated ripe black and red berries over nicely integrated oak and touch of sweet spice. The medium plus tannins are grippy and balance the medium acidity giving good structure. The wine has medium fruit intensity and medium plus finish. Drinking now and will drink well for 7-8 years.

Lota 2007 by Viña Cousiño Macul

Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot

Outstanding wine with black current, black cherries, ripe black plums and sweet baking spice with notes of sweet dried herbs. The medium plus mature tannins and medium acid give great structure. This wine has great complexity and fruit concentration and will improve for 3-4 years then drink for 10 years.