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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Chilean Reds Of 2010

 

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Vina Cousino Macul S.A.-Antiguas Reservas-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2007-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A smooth, medium to full bodied Cab, blackcurrants, cherry, with herbs and vanilla finish, a very good QPR.                   RP-90+               WS-84                 WE-86                CR-88                 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

Vina Casa Tamaya-del Limari-Carmenere-Reserva-Limari Valley-Chile-2008-$11.98-A nose of plum and roasted meat, dark black in color.  A full bodied decent red, plum, tobacco, cherry, good value for the price.                    NR                   CR-87                    Good with ribs, chicken, pasta

Vina La Reserva De Caliboro-Erasmo-Unfiltered Red Wine-Maule Valley-Chile-2004-$16.92-A nose of dark fruit, dark amber in color.  Blackberry, black currants, cherries, vanilla, full bodied, very dry, a big tart.  Second time I have tried in last few months,  similar result.      RP-91            WS-87            WE-88              CR-87               Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

Montes Alpha-Apalta Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2007-$15.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.  A smooth, full bodied Cab, black currants, blackberry, cassis with chocolate and spice, a very good QPR.                    RP-91                 WS-89                 WE-89              CR-88                 Good with meats, ribs, chicken.

Montes Alpha-Syrah-Apalta Vineyard-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2007-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and coffee, dark purple in color.  A smooth, full bodied Syrah, blackberry, blueberry, with some coffee and vanilla notes, a good QPR.                    RP-90                   WS-90                WE-89                 CR-89                        Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.

Casa Lapostolle-Merlot-Rapel Valley-Chile-2007-$17.99-A nose of sweet cherries and some spice, dark amber in color.  A smooth medium to full bodied red, blackberry, red cherries, plum, good finish with herbal pepper.  A very good wine for it’s price range.                WS-87              WE-88             CR-88                 Good with chicken, beef, pasta. 

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