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Cono Sur

Chile, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Casa Silva / Los Vascos, Domaines Barones de Rothschild (Lafite) / Cono Sur / Nimbus / Veramonte / Santa Rita / De Martino / Concha y Toro


      Wines of Chile Blogger Tasting 5 Sauvignon Blancs and 3 Chardonnays from various locales in Chile (Casablanca, Colchagua, Leyda, and Limari Valleys). Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer (@FredDexMS) as host. These wines were generously provided by the wineries, Wines of Chile (@DrinkChile & @WinesofChile), and the Thomas Collective (@TTC_Tweets). Sound-bite Summary As I tweeted at the […]

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South America – Tour de Vino, Carne, y Cerveza – Part 2 of 2: Chile

“Chile produces some fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon, at least one astounding Pinot Noir (see below), and a host of nice whites. The real grape star of Chile, however, may end up being….” Please click on the link, immediately below, to be taken to this article that I have posted on Scribd. I suggest hitting the “full […]

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Chile, Pinot Noir, Cono Sur, Ocio, Casablanca Valley, 2006

N/ Burnt cherries. Dirt. Earth. Clove. Spice box. Nutmeg. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Amazingly clean. Huge berries. Damp earth. Price =  $40-50 retail. Astounding-. 95 Note: The 2007 version of this wine remains one of my favorite wines, at any price.

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