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Budget Wine: Cono Sur Bicicleta Cabernet Sauvignon Valle Central Chile 2013

Chilean Cabernet has a distinctive vegetal/herbal aroma note that ranges from green pepper to eucalyptus and mint. This budget wine tends to the green pepper side of the spectrum although there is plenty of vanilla-encased black cherry and tobacco notes to give the nose some complexity. 61 more words

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Budget Wine: Vinedos Marchigue Panul Carménère Colchagua Valley 2013

As is typical with Carménère, the nose is peculiar but interesting—reticent red berry, subdued by minty, herbal notes and a bit of coffee in the background. 96 more words

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Wine Review: 2013 Historia Verdadera Syrah

It is an exciting time in the wine industry right now. Almost anyone anywhere can order wine online (subject to state regulations) and can get hundred of different varietals from hundreds of different wine regions from thousands of different wineries. 332 more words


A Day at Concha y Toro

A few weekends ago, I had the pleasure of visiting one of Latin America’s wine giants. Concha y Toro is located just on the outskirts of Santiago and can be visited without paying a tour company. 412 more words

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Castillero del Diablo Reserva Carménère‎ 2013

More Carménère from Chile!  This one had a lighter flavor profile than the others I’ve had.  Well, the other two.  Ha!

Winemaker:  Castillero del Diablo (by Concha Y Toro) 81 more words


Decanted... | A Lesson on Legs: Emiliana Natura Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Emiliana Vineyards is 100% organic and biodynamic. This Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon has great legs, full flavor, and sustainable origins. http://bit.ly/1Kz4cv3


Welcome back to some old Friends.

We’re delighted to welcome back some old friends the lovely wines from William Cole Vineyards. William Cole Vineyards lies deep within Chile’s prestigious Casablanca Valley—often called “Chile’s Burgundy.” This cool climate vineyard near the coast, which is comprised of over 129 contiguous hectares, provides a long, warm growing season with cool nights to develop excellent acidity. 212 more words

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