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2011 Concha y Toro Argentina & Chile (Red Blends) "Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada"

Concha y Toro 2011 Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada

Winery: Concha y Toro

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada"

Wine Category: Argentina & Chile (Red Blends)

Grape blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon & 15% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Maipo Valley

State or country: Chile

Price: $14

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: February 10, 2014

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored red blend from Chile opens with black cherry and old leather like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and very approachable. The flavor profile is a blueberry and black currant blend with hints of old oak. I also detected a bit black pepper mixed in as well. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are dusty and sticky. This wine would pair well with a juicy Augus burger with sautéed mushrooms and Swiss. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Deep and luxurious; intense and brilliant ruby-red. Black currant, red cherry and plum notes from Cabernet Sauvignon combine with Syrah-endowed ripe black fruit, blackberry and plum. Reserva Privada is the perfect match for finer recipes including grilled and roasted meats as well as for rich pasta dishes

Organic status: not organic

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