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

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      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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Chile, Pinot Noir, Vina Casablanca, Nimbus Estate, Single Vineyard, Casablanca Valley, 2009

N/ First thing that hits you is a very pleasant, earth- and incense-driven perfume. Sandalwood. Crushed, acidic, river rocks. Black fruits and black tea. Lovely. Note: after I finalized my own rating I noted that other tasters of this wine had experienced some vegetal and plastic aromas.  I have experienced those traits in a number […]

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