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Budget Wine: Montes Classic Series Cabernet Sauvignon Colchagua Valley Chile 2013

Chile’s 5th largest producer makes some iconic wines at the premium level. This Cab is their entry level, supermarket wine.

Ripe red fruit, dense and a bit stewed, with some mushroom, green stemmy notes and and iron filings on the nose. 140 more words

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CHILE: A Winemaker's Paradise

The 16th Century Spanish colonization of Chile brought with it the inoculation of vitis vinifera by the invading power. What likely began as an attempt to cultivate and culture a land that was perceived as virgin, primordial, and Dark, the Spanish soon discovered Chile’s uniquely expressive… 949 more words


Have a Drink: Cono Sur Pinot Noir

Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir | Relampago’s Rating:

This week’s entry isn’t coming from a wine snob, but for those who enjoy red wine (and a cigar… mmmm) there’s a quality entry from Chile available in almost every grocery store that stocks wine. 354 more words

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Budget Wine: Chilensis Reserva Carmenere Valle Del Maule Chile 2012

An intense nose with that characteristic wild herb aroma note shares the stage with smoke and dusty earth surrounding blackberry fruit. A classic Carmenere.

More black fruit and savory herbs on the medium-to-full bodied palate.  65 more words

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Weekly Wine – Caliterra

Caliterra Reserva
13.5% ABV
$9.95 (LCBO)

I’m sipping this wine late at night and I’m trying to decide if I like it or not. 168 more words


The Reds have arrived! (well most of them..)

The Reds have arrived! (well most of them..)

Below are the Brix numbers from the Red Grapes that have arrived so far from Chile. We received Malbec, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carmenere. 78 more words


Meet Our New Winemaker: Amael Orrego

Last July we welcomed a new winemaker, Amael Orrego, to head up our family’s winery in Chile. Amael joined us from Viñedos Emiliana, a well-respected organic winery located in nearby Colchagua, a few hours’ drive south of Santiago. 937 more words

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