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" Montes Classic Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 15% Merlot and offers a simple black currant, vanilla and violet bouquet that is joyful and well defined. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent tannin, crisp raspberry and dark cherry fruit, zesty acidity and lovely focus on the finish. At
James Suckling 93"This is gorgeous and reserved with sweet strawberry, delicate spice and cedar character. Medium to full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a clean finish. Hints of mineral too. This is truly exciting. Drink now.
Wine Spectator 96" A gorgeous wine that deftly balances polished cassis, dark cherry reduction and blueberry notes on a compact frame. This is structured, with silky tannins lining the long finish that lingers on with hints of apple wood, spice box and underbrush. Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and
Wine Spectator 90SMART BUY " The ripe pineapple and crunchy Gala apple flavors are married to baking spice and pastry cream notes in this rich yet fresh white, ending with a smoky accent. Drink now. " —N.W. "Cuvee Alexandre wines are the ultimate expression of our dedication to quality. This
Wine Advocate 93"The 2013 EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc has to be one of the finest Sauvignons I tasted from Chile. The 2013 was a cool vintage in Casablanca, and produced a wine that has fresh, marine and herbal aromas, all of them in a subtle, elegant way. It is both fresh and ripe, with a light to
Wine Spectator 91WS TOP 100 2012 Rank 62"This dark, ripe red delivers jammy layered flavors of plum paste, fig and kirsch. Full-bodied, with well-embedded acidity and fine tannins, joined by hints of spice box, flint and olive on the long, driving finish."–NWWine Advocate 90" The 2009 Antu
"2013 was considered one of Chile’s coolest vintages in the past decade mostly driven by a slow and cool growing season, resulting in a late ripening of the fruit. As a result we obtained elegant wines with vibrant color, fresh fruit aromas, bright acidity and smooth tannins."~Winery Notes
Wine & Spirits 92"From a recently planted vineyard in Aconcagua, about 8 miles from the sea, this is a cool sauvignon, electric with scents of citrus and herbs. The wine is rich with alcohol, held in check by a firm edge of acidity. A classic coastal Chilean white for oysters."
Wine Enthusiast 87 Best Buy"This lean, fresh style of Pinot is pleasant and cleanly made. Dry aromas of tea are matched by scents of currant and citrus. The palate is racy, with black cherry, mulled spice and oaky flavors. This is light overall and finishes quietly."~MS
Wine Spectator 95"This dense red delivers cream-tinged layers of blackberry coulis, cassis and plum sauce backed by well-integrated tannins and fresh acidity. Compact now, with fine spice, smoke and licorice notes " ~ NW
"A full-bodied, round, soft and generous red wine with strong spicy character. Grapes are from vines that are close to 100 years old in the well reputed Colchagua valley. The wine is 100% Malbec and has been aged for six months in French oak. Ruby red color,leaning to very dark, intense red.
"Clean and bright, light yellow in color with rich and concentrated aromas of tasty pear, fig and toasty hazelnut. Marques de Casa Concha is a full-bodied with with distinct minerality and a core of ripe, opulent fig and pear flavor. This wine is big in the mouth, creamy with crisp acidity and a
"Bright greenish-yellow. Citrus flavors dominate, such as grapefruit and tangerine skin accompanied by fine notes of herbs and asparagus. Boca fresca, con una suave nota mineral, de gran balance y textura crocante. Boca fresh, with gentle mineral note, great balance and crisp texture." ~Winery notes
"Our 120 Sauvignon Blanc is crisp and refreshing. Its fruity aroma of citrus blossoms and peaches is well balanced by delicate herbaceous undertones. Fruity and floral characteristics enhanced by a pleasant acidity intensify the wine’s freshness and smooth lingering on the palate." ~ Winery notes
James Suckling 90"This is bright and fruity with fine tannins and a juicy mouthfeel. Sweet plum and berry character plus hints of cream. A little riper than the 2011. This is cabernet and beautifully drinkable. Uncork it."~JS
"Made with organic grapes. Our Las Kuras Cuvée Alexandre Syrah 2009 is the initial edition made under the Organic Certification of Ceres. Las Kuras Vineyard, in the arid Rapel Valley, is formed from an old river bed and thus unique for its stony soil. Hand-harvesting at night, for fruitier and
"Unique combination of ripe black fruit, baking spices, and floral notes such as violet, along with a touch of cedar and toast. Full bodied with ripe black cherries, black plums, licorice, vanilla, and a slight herbal note with fine grained tannins and opulent yet elegant structure."~Tasting Notes
Wine Enthusiast 87"A consistent favorite with the critics, this pale yellowgreen wine has a bright and floral nose, with aromas of blossoms, lime and honeydew. On the palate, it is fresh, well-structured and shows a lively acidity, with crisp lemon-lime zest, citrus candies and a note of fresh
"Deep ruby red with intense aromas of red fruits of and cassis. Soft notes of plum and blackberry followed by a hint of vanilla. Abundant flavors of ripe cherries and plums up front, highlight balanced acidity, soft tannins and good structure. Full-bodied with a long and concentrated finish accented
" Aromas of blackberry and cassis are spicy and a touch herbal. A tannic, firm palate suggests that aging will help this along; flavors of blackberry and cassis are lightly herbal, while the finish is dense, fruity, earthy and generous. Drink through 2018. ""A full-bodied and expressive red,
James Suckling 90"A bright and fruity white with sliced apple, melon and hints of cream. Full body, racy acidity and a clean finish. Think Chablis. This is a blend of fruit from Casablanca and Colchagua. Drink now."~JS
Wine Enthusiast 91"This Cabernet delivers a complete package at an incredibly attractive price. Aromas of mocha, graphite and vanilla play nicely with core berry scents. Baked berry, vanilla and pastry flavors settle softly, with mellow tannins. Drink through 2018."~MS