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

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

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

Le Dix de Los Vascos 2011 by Doms. Barons de Rothschild

IMG_1021 Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauviginon, 10% Carménère and 5% Syrah.

Very good dry red wine with black plums over red currents and a strong oak presence with baking spice and touch of mocha. The fruit has medium plus intensity and concentration. The medium tannins are ripe and well integrated leading to medium plus length. The wine is complex and will age for 7-10 years.

http://www.lafite.com/en/the-domaines/vina-los-vascos/the-wines/le-dix-de-los-vascos/

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.

http://www.arboledawines.com/cabernet-sauvignon.html

Canto de Apalta 2011by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_0956 Grape Variety: 45% Carmenère; 25% Merlot; 16% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Syrah.

Very good dry red wine with mixed red berries and black cherries over baking spice and peppery garden herbs. The medium plus tannins are rounded and a touch grippy balancing the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity and the wine has good complexity. The finish is long and pleasant. Drink now and for 7-8 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/canto-de-apalta/?year=2011

Lagar De Bezana Cab Sav 2012 by Viña Lagar De Bezana

IMG_0938 Grape Variety: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Syrah

Good plus dry wine with black plums and sour cherries over bakers spice and dried herbs. The wine has medium fruit intensity and good complexity. The medium minus tannins are grippy and balance the medium acidity. The wine has a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 4-5 years.

http://en.lagardebezana.cl/aguacero.php

Organic Cabernet-Malbec 2010 by Vina De Martino

IMG_0911 Grape Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Malbec

Very good wine with sweet black cherries and dark plums over bakers’ spices, chocolate and a floral note. The fruit has medium plus concentration and intensity. The tannins are medium and grippy bringing structure with the medium acidity. The wine has good complexity and will drink well for 4-5 years.

http://www.demartino.cl/tbk_webpay/pag_producto.php?cat=3&pro=11

Calina Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 by Calina Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

IMG_0878 Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Good plus wine with black currents, baking spice and touch of dried herbs. The medium minus tannins are chalky. The fruit has medium minus concentration and intensity. The wine is a straight forward Cabernet. Drink now and for several years.

http://www.calina.com/wines/cabernet-sauvignon

Montes Twins 2011 by Montes

IMG_0812 Grape Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Malbec

Good plus wine with mixed black fruit from plums to cherries and spicy clove/cinnamon notes. The fruit has medium plus intensity and concentration. The medium tannins are a touch chalky. The wine has good complexity and a medium finish. The wine is drinking well now and will hold for 5- 6 years.

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