Posts Tagged ‘Colchagua’

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 […]

Red Wine Review: Montes Cabernet – Carmenere

Montes Cabernet – Carmenere Limited Selection Apalta Vineyard | Colchagua Valley, Chile Why the sudden Carmenere kick? Well, because I was the beneficiary of a selection of Carmenere blends as a result of being included in a “twitter tasting” hosted by the Wines of Chile a few months ago. Yes, I’m sometimes (often?) slow in […]

Montes Alpha Colchagua Valley Apalta Vineyard Syrah 2007 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Boysenberry, coffee, and spice notes fold into a bouquet on the nose Full bodied and firm Beautiful layers of black raspberry, dark chocolate, and herbs on the finish Summary: This wine seems to have become more widely available as of late. It’s a great introduction to the type of Syrah that’s being produced […]

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