Category Archives: Chile

Vina Carmen Cabernet Gran Reserva 2012

$14.99 Maipo,Chile PLCB Code# 72781   A rich, well-spiced red, with luscious flavors of tar, licorice and dark plum, supported by ample acidity and firm tannins. Offers a lip-smacking finish of dark chocolate and pepper. Drink now through 2019. 91 … Continue reading

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Chilensis Lazuli 2011

$14.99 Maule Valley, Chile Chairman’s Selection PLCB CODE# 78109 This six-grape blend is led by Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of toasty, rooty berry fruits come with an essence of cola. The palate is layered and mellow, offering mild tannins. An oaky … Continue reading

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Gandolini Cabernet Sauvignon 3 Marias Vineyard 2011

$29.99 Maipo, Chile Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 78023   The 2011 Las 3 Marias Vineyards, from a very low-yielding vineyard (one kilo per plant) aged for 21 months in new oak French barrels, is a pure Cabernet Sauvignon with very … Continue reading

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Kingston Family Vineyards Lucero Syrah Casablanca Valley Reserve 2009

$16.99 Chile PLCB Code# 39110 Dark but lively, with blackberry and melted licorice notes laced with briar, tobacco and roasted mesquite. The juicy finish offsets the toast nicely. Drink now through 2012. –JM 90 Points Wine Spectator Jun 30, 2011 … Continue reading

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Vina la Reserva de Caliboro Erasmo 2009

$12.99 Maule Valley, Chile Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33425 The 2009 Erasmo is a different animal altogether, feeling much older than any of their other wines, with an evolved robe, a brick-colored border quite classical of the grapes here, 60% … Continue reading

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Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexander Syrah Las Kuras Vineyard 2009

 $12.99 Rapel Valley, Chile PLCB Code# 33299 This rich red is marked by game and spice notes to its ripe plum and crushed black cherry fruit. Mouthfilling, with accents of mesquite, mocha and maduro tobacco. Drink now through 2018. 2,326 … Continue reading

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Carmen Gran Reserva Petite Sirah 2011

$15.99 Maipo Valley, Chile PLCB Code# 31957 Aromas of dark berries, earth and briar.  Dense wine with lots of blackberry and plum fruit, wood and tannin, . This wine is a bit rough at this time but it will probably … Continue reading

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Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

$26.99 Colchagua, Rapel Valley, Chile PLCB Code# 46581 The 2010 Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 10% Merlot and aged for 12 months in French oak. It has a lifted floral bouquet with raspberry wine gums and wild strawberry, … Continue reading

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Cigar Box Reserve Cabernet 2012

$12.99 Maipo, Chile PLCB Code# 46613 There are no reviews of this wine anywhere. Moderate intensity red currant and black cherry fruit with cigar box.  Relatively light for a cabernet, but well balanced with soft tannins. 87 Points Bob’s Bulletin

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Cono Sur Bicycle Cabernet Carmenere 2011

$12.99 Colchuaga, Chile PLCB Code # 14492 A touch rustic on the nose; smoky tobacco and slightly green weedy, herbal notes; it may be cabernet-dominant in composition but it’s the carmenere that stands out. Slightly gritty but genuine tannins frame … Continue reading

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