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Back to Chile

Nov 2, 2017

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One of the first wines outside of Europe and the U.S. to make a splash were from Chile. So, Al and Hugh revisit the wines of this South American country. 

The Wines

Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon "Grande Reserve", Colchaugua '14  ** Less than $20

Lots of classic cab flavors, decent tannins, good body

Cousiño-Macul Cabernet Sauvignon "Antiguas Reserva", Maipo '14 **1/2 Less than $20

A rather complex cab sauv with layers of flavor, good quality

Concha Y Toro "Terrunyo" Pirque vyd. "Las Terrazas" Maipo, '14 **1/2 $20-$40

A very refined wine that shows its terroir, complex, lots of personality

Montgras "Quatro", Colchaugua '13  ** Less than $20

Blend of cs, carm, syr and malbec, good everyday red blend