A big, rich wine that comes across flush, lush and generous. The nose is earthy and serious, with mineral, leather and oily black-fruit aromas. In the mouth, it’s plump as can be but structured, with firm tannins and giving flavors of blackberry, boysenberry and chocolate. Finishes with tobacco, coffee and herbal notes. A winner from the Concha y Toro empire.
This could just as easily be labeled Cabernet because Cab is 90% of the blend. Regardless, it’s a textbook version of a basic but likable Chilean Cabernet with currant and berry aromas. Ripe, composed and tasting of cassis and black cherry. Dry and clean on the finish, with all the basics in place.
An authentic Chilean Sauvignon Blanc with celery and green-bean aromas along with oceanic salty notes. Zesty on the palate and fresh, with snappy citrus and green apple flavors, and then driving on the finish due to bright acids and citric flavors.