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Veramonte

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, Veramonte, Ritual, Casablanca Valley, 2009

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Note: she shows much better 2 hours after opening. N/ Rose petals, smoldering fire, cigar box, blackcherry and plums, sandalwood. Occasional vegetal wafts (vigorous swirling dissipates). T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Dripping cherries. Slightly tannic for first 90 minutes.  Dry earthiness. Tad rough, and lacking smoothness for first 2 hours. After the two hour mark, she greatly […]

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