About Chile Copa de Vino

Fan of the grape, fermented that is ;)

Taita 2007 by Montes

IMG_1220 Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauviginon, 15% Winemakers Choice.

Outstanding dry red wine with mixed ripe black fruit and blueberries over a complex of baking spice, roasted nuts, cedar and mocha. The high level of fine tannins balance the medium plus acidity giving very good structure. The fruit has high intensity and concentration. The wine shows great complexity. Drink now and for the next 15-20 years.

http://www.monteswines.com/en/wine_taita_the_wine.php

VIGNO Old Vine Carignan 2011 by Viña Undurraga

IMG_1212 Grape Variety: 88% Carignan, 12% Cinsault

Very Good Plus dry red wine with mixed black, ripe red raspberries and black cherry over a mix of baking spice and sweet garden herbs with notes of forest floor. The wine has rounded medium tannins and medium minus acidity. The wine has very good complexity and medium plus length. Drink now and for 7-8 years.

http://www.undurraga.cl/vigno

Ecos de Rulo Carménère 2012 by Bisquertt Family Vineyard

IMG_1185 Grape Variety: 100% Carménère

Very good minus dry red wine with ripe plum and black cherries over sweet baking spice. The medium tannins are ripe and rounded balancing the medium acidity. The wine is structured and has a medium plus ripe fruit finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

http://www.bisquertt.cl/pdf/fichas_en/ecosderulo/2012-carmenere.pdf

Malbec Reserva 2013 by Viu Manent

IMG_1191 Grape Variety: Malbec 94%, Syrah 6%

Very good plus dry red wine with red raspberries and ripe blueberries over soft baking spices and a touch of white pepper. The fruit has medium intensity. The medium tannins are ripe and balance the medium minus acidity with the 13.5% alc . Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.viumanent.cl/en/our-wines/estate-collection/malbec/

Auma 2010 by Koyle Family Vineyards

IMG_1200 Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 37%, Carmenere 25%, Malbec 18%, Syrah 13%,Petit Verdot 7%

Outstanding dry red wine with ripe black and red fruit over pepper, mineral and forest/dried herbal notes. Medium plus acidity and medium plus grippy tannins lead to a long finish. The wine has very good structure. The wine has great complexity it will improve for 5-6 years and age well for 12-14 years.

http://www.koyle.cl/web/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Auma-2010-ENG.pdf

Grillos Cantores Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 by Clos des Fous

IMG_1172 Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauviginon

Very Good plus dry red wine with mixed red fruit, sweet garden herbs and dried laurel over a nice graphite note. The wine has very good complexity. The medium plus tannins are round and ripe and with the medium acidity bring good structure to the wine. The wine has a long pleasant finish. Drink now and for 6-10 years.

http://pedroparrachile.wordpress.com/clos-des-fous/

Casa Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_1162 Grape Variety: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Syrah, 2% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot

Good plus dry red wine with fresh red fruit over a touch of baking spice. The medium tannins are ripe but grippy balancing the medium minus acidity. The fruit has medium concentration leading to a medium finish. The wine is drinking well now and will for 4-5 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/casa/?grape=5&year=0

EQ Sauvignon Blanc 2010 by Matetic Vineyards

IMG_1163 Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Very good dry white wine with ripe papaya and baked pears over white flowers and a mineral note. The fruit has medium plus intensity and along with the medium plus acidity leads to a long finish and very good structure. The wine drinks well now and will for 5-6 years.

http://matetic.com/en/vino/eq-sauvignon-blanc-2010-en/

Curvee Alexandre Cab Sauvignon 2012 by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_1161 Grape Variety: 91% Cabernet Sauvignon; 9% Cabernet Franc

Very good plus dry red wine with mixed black raspberry and red plums over cigar box and a touch of sweet baking spice. The medium ripe and rounded tannins balance the medium acidity bringing structure to the wine. The medium fruit concentration leads to a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 8-10 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/cuvee-alexandre/?grape=5&year=0

Soleus Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 by Viña Montgras

IMG_1076 Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Good plus dry red wine with mixed black fruit over a nice touch of oak. The medium tannins are ripe and balance the medium acidity bring good structure. The finish is medium and the fruit has medium minus concentration. The wine will drink for 4-5 years. This wine is made from organic grapes.

http://www.montgras.cl/php/english/vinos_soleus.php