Viu Manent, Estate Collection Malbec Reserva 2013, Colchagua Valley, Chile
Tasting Note: Just because Chile and Argentina are located next to each other geographically doesn’t mean you can expect similarities in the expression of their respective malbecs, and this malbec proves the point.[Read more]
Carmen, Gran Reserva Petite Sirah 2011, Los Quillayes Vineyard, Maipo Valley, Chile
Tasting Note: There is nothing “petit” about this petit syrah; it reigns large.
The wine has an aromatic ripe-with-cherry nose that is uniquely Chilean (a sense you’ll develop the more you taste Chilean wines). It has a deep purple and black color with strong viscous legs that demand notice.[Read more]