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2009 Concha y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon "Terrunyo Block Las Terrazas"

Concha y Toro 2009 Terrunyo Block Las Terrazas Cabernet

Winery: Concha y Toro

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Terrunyo Block Las Terrazas"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 97% Cabernet Sauvignon & 3% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Maipo Valley

State or country: Chile

Price: $38

Cases produced: 4,500

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: October 29, 2012

Wine Review: This opaque and very dark purple colored Cabernet from Chile is very unique. It opens with a soy and black plum bouquet with hints of black cherry, coconut and cedar. On the palate, this wine is medium to full bodied, savory and rich. The flavor profile is a combination of black licorice, black olive, blackberry, cinnamon and old oak. The finish is dry and its mild tannins are notable and a bit sticky. This wine would pair well with slow cooked beef brisket or a Kobe bacon burger. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Color: Deep red. Bouquet: Concentrated black ripe fruits with leather, chocolate and graphite, all in a perfect balance. Taste: Dense, with soft tannins and a sweet aftertaste, persistent chocolate and dried fruit flavors. An ideal accompaniment to lamb with spicy sauces, and full flavored cheeses.

Organic status: not organic

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