Secret de Viu Manent 2014 – Malbec – Valle Colchagua

Secret de Viu Manent 2014 – Malbec – Valle Colchagua

The nose is aromatic and powerful. It reveals notes of balsamic and leather associated with fine notes of blackberry, currant, redcurrant as well as hints of spice and violets. The palate is fruity, sleek, well-balanced, relatively fat and offers suavity and juiciness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of redcurrant, fresh red cherry and…

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Viu Manent – Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Estate Collection – Valle de Colchagua – Chile

Viu Manent – Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Estate Collection – Valle de Colchagua – Chile

The nose is aromatic. It reveals notes of citrus and green bell pepper associated with fine / discreet notes of white fruit (in the background). The palate is fruity, unctuous, straight and offers a fine minerality, fat and a fine suavity. On the palate this wine expresses notes of lemon and lime zest associated with…

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Viu Manent – El Incidente – Carménère 2011 – Valle de Colchagua

Viu Manent – El Incidente – Carménère 2011 – Valle de Colchagua

The nose is fruity, relatively powerful, slightly charming and offers a small concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry and red fruit combined with slight notes of bell pepper and flowers. The palate is fruity, sleek, gourmand, suave, well-balanced, relatively fleshy and offers juiciness, fat, a good structure as well as a nice and silky matter….

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Viu Manent – Carménère Gran Reserva 2014 – Valle de Colchagua

Viu Manent – Carménère Gran Reserva 2014 – Valle de Colchagua

The nose is fruity, powerful and concentrated. It reveals notes of cassis associated with slight notes of truffle, underbrush as well as a hint of dark chocolate powder and blond tobacco. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, racy, a bit gourmand and offers juiciness, suavity, a nice volume and roundness. On the palate this wine expresses…

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Clos L’apalta – 2012 Limited Release – Colchagua Valley

Clos L’apalta – 2012 Limited Release – Colchagua Valley

The nose is aromatic, powerful, charming and elegant. It reveals notes of cassis, blackberry and slight notes of plum associated with a a touch of violet, oak, sour cherry and a hint of mocha. The palate is fruity and well balanced, relatively fat and offers freshness, a certain minerality, a nice acid frame and a…

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Vik 2011 – Millahue – Apalta – Chile

Vik 2011 – Millahue – Apalta – Chile

(Cabernet Sauvignon 55%, Carmenere 29%, Cabernet Franc 7%, Merlot 5%, Syrah 4%) The nose is elegant, fine, complex and quite delicate. It reveals notes of blackberry, plum and flowers associated with slight notes of red berries, mocha, well integrated oaky/spicy notes and a touch of grey pepper. The palate is fruity, nicely mineral, nicely structured,…

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Vik 2010 – Millahue – Apalta – Chile

Vik 2010 – Millahue – Apalta – Chile

(Cabernet Sauvignon 56%, Carmenere 32%, Cabernet Franc 5% and Merlot 4% and Syrah 3%) The nose is fine, complex and elegant. It reveals notes of black fruit, raspberry and crunchy small black berries associated with a few notes of violet, cherry, graphite, toasted notes as well as slight notes of saline minerality, spices and coffee….

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François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2010 – D. O. Lolol Valley

François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2010 – D. O. Lolol Valley

The nose is elegant and powerful. It reveals notes of red fruit combined with notes of flowers, dark fruit, black pepper and touches of cassis, spices and Sichuan pepper. The palate is fruity, tasty/gourmand, fat, racy and well-balanced. It expresses notes of red fruit, raspberry and blackberry associated with very fine touches of blueberry as…

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François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2009 – D. O. Lolol Valley

François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2009 – D. O. Lolol Valley

The nose is intense and powerful. It reveals notes of red fruit and blackberry associated with touches of coffee, black tea, tobacco and pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and well made. In the mouth it expresses notes of black cherry, blackberry and cherry associated with touches of chocolate, spices and oaky notes. Tannins are…

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François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2007 – D. O. Lolol Valley

François Lurton – Hacienda Araucano – Clos de Lolol 2007 – D. O. Lolol Valley

The nose is powerful and offers a certain elegance. It reveals notes of red fruit and blackberry combined with touches of blackberry liqueur, spices as well as slight notes of black pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a nice matter slightly creamy and a small acid frame. In the mouth this wine expresses…

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