Posts Tagged ‘Carmenere’

Book Review: Wines of the Southern Hemisphere, The Complete Guide

Malbec is from Argentina, Carmenere is from Chile, and Shiraz is from Australia. Oh, New Zealand makes good Sauvignon Blanc, and South Africa produces a brooding wine you can’t find anywhere else called Pinotage. What more do you need to know about wines from the Southern Hemisphere? Turns out, there’s plenty more to discover from […]

Casa Lapostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Going on 15 years now, Chile has been my “go to” for unearthing great wine values. A long time ago I discovered Casa Lapostolle’s “Cuvee Alexandre” line of wines, finding the Merlot particularly enjoyable — and fairly easy on the wallet. That said, when I happened upon this “Casa” Cabernet Sauvignon, my expectations were high […]

Casa Silva Colchagua Valley Carmenere Reserva 2009 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Fresh dark berries and green pepper notes on the nose Full bodied and firmly textured on the palate Dark berries and currants with some vegetal and oak notes on the finish Summary: I saw some good reviews of this wine, but I disagree. This wine has too much of a vegetal note and […]

eXTReMe Tracker