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/

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

Lomas del Valle Pinot Noir 2012 by Loma Larga Vineyards

IMG_0813 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good dry wine with black cherries and currents over baker’s spice and a touch of forest floor. The wine has medium plus acidity and the medium minus tannins are very fine. The fruit has medium plus intensity, good complexity and the finish is also medium plus. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.lomalarga.com/site/?page_id=1333

Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, plot: DEU 2011 by Anakena

IMG_0703 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good wine with fresh red cherries and touch of strawberry over bakers’ spice and floral note. The medium minus tannins are smooth and give balance to the medium acidity. The wine has good complexity and a sweet medium finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

http://www.anakenawines.cl/en/index.php

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

T.H. Pinot Noir 2011 by Undurraga

IMG_0736 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good plus wine with red and black cherries and ripe raspberries over baking spice. The medium tannins are soft and silky bring balance with the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity. The finish is also medium plus. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.undurraga.cl/undurraga/vinos/?lang=en

Corralillo Pinot Noir 2011 by Matetic Vineyards

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Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

This very good wine has red cherry and touch of fresh red raspberries over mild baking spice and a forest floor note. The medium tannins are ripe and soft giving balance to the medium plus acidity. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://matetic.com/en/vino/corralillo-pinot-noir-2011-en/

Reserva Pinot Noir 2009 by Viña Santa Rita

IMG_0675 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good plus wine with red cherry and raspberries with a spicy note of cinnamon and strawberry leaf. The fruit has medium concentration and intensity. The medium minus tannins are young and a bit grippy. The wine has good structure and is drinking well now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.santarita.com/international/home/

Sibaris Pinot Noir 2011 by Viña Undurraga

IMG_0625Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Good plus wine with straight forward ripe red cherries and touch of cranberry over baking spice and a note of dusty herbs. The medium tannins are round and balance the medium minus acidity giving good structure. The wine has medium plus fruit intensity and medium finish. Drink now and for 3-5 years.

http://www.undurraga.cl/Sitio/en/sibaris.html

Novas Grand Reserva Pinot Noir 2010 by Emiliana

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Very good wine loaded with tart raspberries and strawberries with dried herbs, baker’s spice and a mineral note. The fruit has medium intensity and concentration. The medium tannins are soft balancing the medium minus acidity. The wine has good complexity and a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 2-3 years.

http://www.emiliana.cl/our-wines/organics/novas/pinot-noir/