Echeverria Classic Unwooded Chardonnay 2013 by Vina Echeverria

IMG_1059 Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay

Good plus dry white wine with sweet limes and pears over notes of white flowers and brioche. The medium acidity brings balance to the medium body and leads to a medium plus somewhat sweet finish. The fruit has good intensity. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.echewine.com/home.html

Limited Selection Cab. Sauvignon/Carmenère 2012 by Montes

IMG_1071 Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Carménère 30%

Very good minus dry red wine with blackberry and ripe blueberries over hints of chocolate, baking spice and pleasant cigar box note. The rounded medium tannins bring balance with the medium minus acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity and leads to a medium plus finish. The wine is drinking well now and will for 5-6 years.

http://www.monteswines.com

Moscato frizzante 2013 by Viña Echeverria

IMG_1082 Grape Variety: 100% Moscato

Good sparkling off dry white wine with very floral, stone fruit and tangerine aromas. The wine has soft mousse and medium fruit concentration leading to a short sweet finish with flavours of nectarine and peaches. The wine drinks well now and will for 2-3 years.

http://www.echewine.com/pdf/moscato.pdf

Max Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2013 by Errazuriz

IMG_1072 Grape Variety: 100% Sauviginon Blanc

Very good minus dry white wine with ruby grapefruit and lime zest over sweet garden herbs and a note of orange blossom. The medium plus acidity brings balance with the medium body. The medium plus fruit intensity leads to a rather long finish. The wine has good complexity and is drinking well now and for the next 12-14 months.

http://www.errazuriz.com/?q=en/content/sauvignon-blanc-1

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.

http://www.insituwines.com/insitu.php

Novas Gran Reserva Garnacha and Syrah 2012 by Emiliana

IMG_1081 Grape Variety: 70% Garnacha, 30% Syrah

Good plus dry red wine with red fruit over baking spice and nice touch of black pepper. The wine has medium minus grippy tannins and medium acid bringing good balance. The fruit has fair concentration and leads to a rather short finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years. This is an organically produced wine.

http://www.emiliana.cl/our-wines/organics/novas/garnacha-syrah/

Las Mulas Cab. Sauv. rosé 2013 by Miguel Torres

IMG_1080 Grape variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Good dry rosé wine with mixed red and black fruit over crisp medium acidity. The wine has good fruit concentration and some complexity. The wine finishes short and crisp, as one wants in a food friendly rosé . Drink now.

http://www.migueltorres.cl/en/etiquetas-vinos-detalle.php?id=60

Vitral Carménère 2012 by Viña Maipo

IMG_1079 Grape Variety: 100% Carménère

Very good minus dry red wine with black fruit and ripe black currents over a mixture of baker’s spice and dried herbs. The medium tannins are ripe bringing good structure with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium concentration. The wine has good complexity and will age well for 5-6 years.

http://www.vinamaipo.com/en/vinos/vitral/carmenere/

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.

http://www.insituwines.com/insitu.php

Tributo Carménère 2011 by Caliterra Winery

IMG_1083 Grape Variety: Carmenere 91% Syrah 3% Cabernet Franc 6%

Very good dry red wine with black fruit over a touch of bright cherry with dried herbs and baking spice notes. The medium tannins are rounded and mature. The medium plus acidity brings balance to the medium plus fruit concentration. The finish is medium plus and herbal. Drink now and for 6-7 years.

http://www.caliterra.com/our-wines/tributo/carmenere/