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Chile, Rose of Syrah, Concha y Toro, Casillero del Diablo, Reserva, Valle Central, 2015

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Rose of syrah, cinsault, and carmenere. N/ Light wafts of strawberries, raspberries, dried hay, wild herbs, and wet cement. T/ Light mouthfeel. Appropriately refreshing. Strawberry and red berry flavors with some nicely balanced acidity. Fun, just as it should be. 13% alcohol www.casillerodeldiablo.com Price = $11 N = B+ T = B I = B+ […]

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Chile, Cabernet Sauvignon (with Carmenere), Canepa, Novisimo, Valle Central, 2011

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85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Carmenere. Rated 1 hours post decant. 13.5% alcohol. Decant and do not drink for a minimum of 30 minutes. Some sharp aromas need time to dissipate. N/ Too much Chilean smoke here once again. Underneath the onslaught are some nice, angular, wafts of black cherry and cassis. Acidic rock dust. […]

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