Chile, Red Blend (Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Syrah), Palo Alto Winery, Reserve, Maule Valley, 2008

Chile Palo Alto Cabernet Carmenere 2008A red blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Carménère and 15% Syrah.

N/ Signature Carménère smoke dominated for an hour. Plum. Tobacco. Dry earth. Leather.

T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Clean, but slightly chalky. Dry. Big plum notes. Nice acid and structure. Mouthwatering close.

Note: wait at least an hour, preferably two hours, before enjoying.

Winemaker = Héctor Urzúa

Price = $10-$15

Rating = A-


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Guilherme Leite

We’ve been drinking several 2010 of the same wine, which seemed not to have the same nose and taste of the 2008. Bummer. Regards.
(Tomamos vários 2010 deste mesmo vinho, que nos pareceu não possuir a mesmo aroma e sabor do 2008. Uma pena. Abraços.)


I agree Guilherme! Something seems to have changed in how they make this wine. A bummer indeed.

Eu concordo Guilherme! Algo parece ter mudado em como eles fazem este vinho. Um pena realmente.

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