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2008 Concha y Toro Argentina & Chile (Red Blends) "Trio Reserva"

Concha y Toro 2008 Trio Reserva

Winery: Concha y Toro

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Trio Reserva"

Wine Category: Argentina & Chile (Red Blends)

Grape blend: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Shiraz, & 15% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Maipo Valley

State or country: Chile

Price: $14

Cases produced: 50,000

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 27, 2011

Wine Review: This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored red blend opens with a red and black currant bouquet with a hint green pepper. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and easy going. The flavor profile is a mild oak infused red currant with a hint of strawberry licorice and cranberry. The finish is dry and its mild tannins are friendly. This wine is a terrific value. It would pair well with a Kobe bacon burger with some barbecue sauce and provolone. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Deep purple with red hues. Expressive bouquet with fruit-driven aromas of blackberries with hints of chocolate. Juicy and appealing. Rich black fruits and spice with good structure and a powerful, long finish. The perfect accompaniment to grilled and roasted meats and aged cheeses.

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