La Rinconada Single Vineyard Carmenere 2011 by Cono Sur

IMG_0961 Grape Variety: 100% Carmenere

Very good dry red wine with red and black cherries and black berries over mocha and baking spices. The medium tannins are ripe and rounded balancing the medium minus acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity leading to a medium plus sweet finish. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

http://www.conosur.com/our-wines/single-vineyard/carmenere/

Sparkling Brut 2013 by Cono Sur

IMG_0959 Grape Variety: Chardonnay 92%, Pinot Noir 8%

Very good dry sparkling wine with granny smith apples and sweet citrus over honeysuckle. The mousse is soft and fine textured. The wine has medium acidity and medium fruit intensity giving great structure. The wine is drinking now and will for 3-4 years.

http://www.conosur.com/our-wines/sparkling/chardonnay-riesling-pinot-noir-2007/

La Palma Single Vineyard Syrah 2012 by Cono Sur

IMG_0960 Grape Variety: 100% Syrah

Very good minus dry red wine with black cherry and raspberries over cafe mocha, fresh ground white pepper and a floral note. The medium tannins are grippy and bring structure with the medium acidity. The wine has good balance and a medium plus slightly sweet finish. Drink now and for 5-6 years.

http://www.conosur.com/wp3/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/SINGLE-VINEYARD-SYRAH-2012-ENG.pdf

Block 21 Viento Mar Pinot Noir 2011 by Cono Sur

IMG_0744 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good plus wine with red cherry and tart strawberries over baker’s spice and a dusty herbal note. The medium tannins are ripe and smooth and give good structure with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity. The finish is medium and sweet. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

http://www.conosur.com/wp3/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/SINGLE-VINEYARD-PINOT-NOIR-2011-ENG.pdf

Vision Pinot Noir 2010 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good plus wine with ripe black cherries and strawberries over baker spice and dried herbs. The medium minus acidity and medium soft ripe tannins give good balance and medium length. The wine has good complexity and fruit intensity. Drink now.

http://www.conosur.com/en/our-wines/vision/pinot-noir/

20 Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 88%. Syrah 8%, Carmenere 4%

Very Good wine with medium plus fruit intensity and concentration. The mix of dark berries and plums sits over a touch of baking spice and a tobacco note. The wine has very good complexity and will improve for a year or two. The tannins are medium plus and the acidity is medium making for a structured wine. Drink now and for the next 8-10 years.

http://www.conosur.com/wp2/wp-content/uploads/file/fichas-tecnicas/20-barrels/20_barrels_cabernet_sauvignon_2008_eng.pdf

OCIO 2009 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Outstanding minus wine with excellent concentration of black cherry, ripe strawberries and raspberries with baking spices and sweet herbs. The fruit has high levels of intensity and the silky medium tannins match the medium acidity bring structure and balance. The finish is medium plus and sweet. Drink now and for the next 8-9 years as it will improve for several years.

http://www.conosur.com/en/our-wines/ocio/

20 Barrels Pinot Noir 2009 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good plus wine with rich ripe black and red cherries and strawberries with baking spice and a toasty note. The medium tannins are very round and soft. The acidity and tannins make a very structured wine with great fruit concentration. The finish is medium plus. Drink now and over the next 5-7 years.

http://www.conosur.com/en/our-wines/20-barrels-limited-edition/pinot-noir/

Organic Pinot Noir 2010 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good minus wine with bright ripe red berries and oaky note. The acidity is medium and the medium tannins are a little grippy making for a structured wine. The fruit has medium minus intensity and the finish is quite short. Drink now.

http://www.conosur.com/wp2/wp-content/uploads/file/fichas-tecnicas/organico/cono_sur_organic_pinot_noir_2010_english.pdf

Organic Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenere 2010 by Cono Sur

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Carmenere 30%, Syrah 3%, Malbec 2%

Good wine with a mix of red and dark fruit including ripe black cherries and black currents with an herbal note. The tannins are medium and a little rustic, medium minus acid, not much structure. The wine has some complexity and a medium minus finish. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.conosur.com/wp2/wp-content/uploads/file/fichas-tecnicas/organico/organic_cabernet_sauvignon_carmenere_2010_english.pdf