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Valdivieso

Chile, Sparkling Wine, Brut Rose, Valdivieso, Valle de Casablanca y Bío Bío

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Sparkling (Charmat method) of 60% chardonnay and 40% pinot noir. N/ Rhubarb, raspberries, mixed berries, crushed rocks, and hints of oxidation/port aromas. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Nice acid pop with red berry flavors mixed with a light touch of lime. Tannins do play but they do not bite too deeply. Slight mineral close. Winemaker = Bret […]

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Chile, Pinot Noir, Valdivieso, Reserva, Casablanca Valley, 2009

Note: more vibrant and balanced within one hour of opening. Don’t dally. N/ Crushed river rocks steeped in a light black tea. Clean, lean, bacon wafts. Solid, standard pinot cherry waftings. Crisp hay. Flint. Tiny hints of chlorine. T/ Medium mouthfeel.  Well balanced acid with ample red fruits and berries. No hard edges here, even […]

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