Casillero del Diablo Carmenere 2012 by Concha y Toro

IMG_1032 Grape Variety: 100% Carmenere

Good plus dry red wine with black plums and black cherries over baking spice and a sweet note of chocolate. The fruit has medium intensity and gives medium body to the wine. The medium tannins are grippy and add to the medium length. Drink now and for 4-5 years.

http://www.casillerodeldiablo.com

Casillero del Diablo Merlot 2012 by Concha y Toro

IMG_1033 Grape Variety: 100% Merlot

Good plus dry red wine with mixed black and red berries over baking spice and a smoky note. The fruit has medium intensity leading to a medium long sweet finish.The medium minus tannins are rounded and well integrated. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

http://www.casillerodeldiablo.com

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Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir 2011 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0936 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good dry wine with ripe cherries and strawberries over baker’s spice with a floral note. The wine has medium minus tannins that are well rounded and bring structure with the medium acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and good complexity. The length is medium plus and sweet. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

http://marquesdecasaconcha.com/site/?p=1141&lang=en

Trio Merlot Reserva 2011 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0693 Grape Variety: 70% Merlot, 15% Carmenere, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Good plus wine with black fruit and dried herbs. The medium minus tannins are grippy. The wine has good balance and is structured. The finish is medium minus and sweet. Drink now and for 1-2 years.

http://www.trioconchaytoro.com/our-wines-and-style/our-wines/merlot-en/

Winemaker’s Lot 148 Carmenere 2010 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0689 Grape Variety: 100% Carmenere

Very good plus wine with black plums/cherries and chocolate over rich baking spice and an earthy minty dried herb note. The medium plus tannins are rounded and mature, building good balance with the medium minus acidity. The wine has good complexity and a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

No website the Winemaker’s Lot is in some markets instead of the Gran Reserva mark.

Terrunyo Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0685 Grape Variety: 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc

Very good plus wine showing black cherry and plums, with dried figs loaded over sweet bakers spices and a savoury black olive note. The wine has good complexity and medium plus fruit concentration. The medium tannins are rounded and give good structure with the medium minus acidity. The finish is long. Drink now will improve for 2-3 years and drink for 6-7 years.

http://www.conchaytoro.com/web/our-wines/terrunyo/

Terrunyo Carmenere 2009 Block 27 by Concha y Toro

IMG_0592 Grape Variety: Carmenere less than 100% and/or Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

Very Good plus wine with mixed ripe dark fruit and tart black cherries over sweet herbs and a vanilla note. The fruit have very good concentration and high intensity. The medium tannins are ripe and balance the medium minus acidity giving good structure. The wine has good complexity and is well balanced with a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 7-10 years.

http://www.conchaytoro.com/web/our-wines/terrunyo/

Marques de Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 by Concha y Toro

Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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.

http://www.conchaytoro.com/web/our-wines/marques-de-casa-concha/

100th Posting 2 older Cabernet Sauvignons

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.

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Margaux 1991 by Viña Carmen

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.

Marques Casa Concha Chardonnay 2009 by Concha y Toro

Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay

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.

http://www.conchaytoro.com/web/our-wines/marques-de-casa-concha/