Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Pinot Noir


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Casas del Bosque Pinot Noir 2014
Chile

Tasting Notes: Sourced from some of the highest elevations in Casablanca, this cool, austere pinot overdelivers. Much like a pommard, it is driven by minerals and dark fruit. Try it with grilled salmon.

Siegel Special Reserve Pinot Noir


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Siegel Pinot Noir 2015
Chile

Tasting Notes: Bright ruby, a touch on the lighter side, in the glass. The nose and palate share a common theme of bright red fruit, with floral hints. The finish is bright, and very well balanced. An excellent Chilean pinot noir.

Errazuriz Max Reserva Pinot Noir


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Errazuriz Pinot Noir 2015
Chile

Tasting Notes: Bright and clean. Ruby red in appearance, to the edge. Cherry, and other red fruits on the nose are echoed on the palate, with its good acidity and subtle textures. At this price, a real bargain.

Vistamar Cabernet Syrah Grand Reserva 2014


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Vistamar Cabernet Syrah 2014
Chile

Tasting Notes: This dark, purple-hued wine from Maipo is a powerhouse, and has a soft lengthy finish. Full body, blackberries and some sour cherries blend nicely with subtle vanilla notes.

Araucano Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2015


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Araucano Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Chile

Tasting Notes: After lengthy research, French winemaker Francois Lurton launched his reserve series of cabernet sauvignon from the best plots in Chile’s Lolol Valley. Using environmentally friendly (biodynamic) methods, he has created a full-bodied red loaded with aromas of black fruits, plums and spice. 2015 was a hot year in the valley, contributing a ripe palate, full tannins and a touch of sweet grilled peppers on the finish.

Casas del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2015


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Casas del Bosque Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Chile

Tasting Notes: This lush wine is a bargain! Tropical notes, light citrus and plenty of mineral backbone and acid make it not only a great sipper, but a perfect seafood partner.

Sanama Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2016


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Sanama Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Chile

Tasting Notes: Sourced from high elevation vineyards in Santa Amalia, the Sanama Reserva is a straight forward sauvignon blanc from Vina los Boldos. Aromas of peach, lemon and fresh-cut limes with crisp flavors and refreshing acidity. A lot to like here for the price!

Carmen Premier 1850 Sauvignon Blanc 2016


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Carmen Premier 1850 Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Chile

Tasting Notes: Crisp and delicious, the 1850 Sauvignon Blanc is vibrant and fresh with aromas of lime and grapefruit. This light-bodied white has lively acidity that pairs perfectly with a variety of seafood dishes, salads or creamy cheeses.

Montes Classic Malbec 2014


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Malbec Malbec 2014
Chile

Tasting Notes: Dark ruby color in the glass. Intense ripe cherry notes upfront that fade rather quickly. Medium body that finishes rather delicate and short. Would make a nice accompaniment to a good juicy cheeseburger.

Vistamar Sepia Reserva 2015


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Vistamar Sepia Malbec 2015
Chile

Tasting Notes: This Chilean Malbec is smooth and balanced to showcase the red currant and blackberry notes. Lively and easy drinking, this value-oriented bottle shows that Chile can show up to the Mendoza-dominated market.