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Review: 2011 MontGras Quatro

Review: 2011 MontGras Quatro

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.montgras.cl/english/montgras.htm Chile produces some incredible wine values and as this 2011 Quatro proves, however, some of them need more time. Primarily a Bordeaux-style blend (with only 10% Syrah thrown into the mix), this is a well-priced bottle which carries good acidity and fruit. It’s produced by Vina MontGras, located in Chile’s […]

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Review: 2012 Cono Sur Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.conosur.com Cono Sur is one of the larger wineries I visited on my trip to Chile back in May and I couldn’t help but be impressed by its commitment to both organic farming and releasing value wines. This Reserva-class Cab represents – in many ways – why I think so many […]

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Review: Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.emiliana.cl/ Novas is a brand of wine that’s produced by Chilean producer of Biodynamic wine, Emiliana. It tends to be a very good quality-to-price ratio label – let’s find out if this Cab holds up. Technical Data: Valley:Maipo Valley Composition: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot Vinification Facility: Las Palmeras Alcohol: 14.2° […]

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2009 Le Dix de Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.lafite.com/eng Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted grape in the country of Chile and this 2009 Le Dix bottle sources grapes which come from 70-year old vines. Meaning “10″ in French, Le Dix was first introduced in 1996 to commemorate  Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)’s first ten years in Chile. Since it […]

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