Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Concha y Toro, Marques de Casa Concha Merlot'03, D.O Peumo, Chile

A quite dry and spicy Merlot with a lot of earthyness, somehow it taste a little bit like dusty.

Technical Data:100% Merlot. The grapes are manually harvested during April. The wine is aged for 15 months in new and used French oak barriques, then aged a further 2 months after bottling.

Description:Dark and deep red color. Nose and palate are the same with aromas and flavors and including black ripe cherries, dark berries and a lasting smoky, yet rich, black tar.A complex Merlot velvety in texture with ripe tannins imparting smoothness and balance.

Food Pairing & Service:Goes well with a variety of steaks, roasts, pastas with medium to hearty sauces, and cheeses.

Score:8/10 Great Value

Suggested Retail Price:$15.99

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