Very Good wine with black plums and red currents over baking spice with touch of dried herbs. The tannins are medium and ripe balancing the medium minus acidity and giving good structure. The finish is medium plus and slightly sweet. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity. Drink now and for 4-5 years.
Don Melchor 1990 by Concha y Toro
Very good plus wine with medium fruit intensity of ripe black berries and notes of cigar box, eucalyptus, sweet jam note, smoky salami and new saddle leather. The medium tannins are very well resolved. The wine has good fruit concentration and has held up well. Medium plus finish. Drink now it has begun to fade.
Good plus wine with rich dark plum and black current notes over baking spice, leather, tar, mint and an earthiness. The medium minus tannins are smooth and with the 14% alc still give good structure. The fruit has medium minus intensity and concentration. The finish is medium. The wine is fading but still pleasurable, drink now.
Very good wine with pears and white peaches over nutty oak. The medium acidity and medium fruit intensity and concentration give structure and great balance. The wine has a medium plus finish and shows mineral notes at the end. Drink now and for 3-4 more years.
Outstanding wine with high intensity of sour black cherry, black raspberries, chocolate and savory black olives over fresh cut herbs. The ripe tannins are medium plus and acid is medium giving good structure. This is a very complex wine with a long finish. Drinking well now and for 6-7 years.
Very good wine with sweet tropical fruit, ripe tangerine, buttered toast and note of sweet baking spice. Medium plus acidity and medium plus alcohol give structure to the intense fruit. The wine has medium plus length and is drinking well.