Formerly labeled as Winemaker's Red Blend. With hundreds of red grape varieties to choose from, winemakers have the freedom to create a virtually endless assortment of blended wines. A healthy level of tannin keeps this wine in a groove of density, with a sharp raspberry note keeping the finish on the bright side. Casillero del Diablo Red Blend 2017 Contenido: 750cc Composición: 60% Syrah, 25% Carmenere, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon Casillero del Diablo Red Blend 2016 es la nueva propuesta de la afamada línea Casillero de Concha y Toro, nace en el Valle Central, como un emsamblage o mezcla tinta de Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon y Carménere. Wine: Casillero del Diablo, Red Blend Variety: 70% syrah, 30% cabernet sauvignon Vintage: 2017 Alcohol: 13. The two are well-known French varieties that have been successfully transplanted down under: is best known for its role in , while climbs the steep slopes of the. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, and all bottles 3.
A charming finish is balanced by mild tannins and marked with hints of toast and spice. George Benham advanced1 Da Luca advanced1 Da Vinci advanced1 Dalwhinnie advanced1 Damilano advanced1 Damrak advanced1 Dandelion Vineyards advanced1 Daniel Bouland advanced1 Daniel Chotard advanced1 Dansk Mjod advanced1 Danzante advanced1 Daou advanced1 Darioush advanced1 Dark Door Spirits advanced1 Dark Horse advanced1 Darwin Brewing Co. The Central Valley is home to the , , and Valleys, which produce a wide variety of red and white wines. These natural borders allowed Chile to avoid the disastrous phylloxera infestation in the late 1800s and as a result, vines are often planted on their own rootstock rather than grafted as is the case in much of the wine producing world. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.
Tastings are typically conducted blind. A century-plus later, and winemaker Marcelo Papa has taken Casillero del Diablo wines to new heights, creating a signature style that has captivated wine lovers worldwide. Long and narrow, Chile is geographically isolated, bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Andes Mountains to the east and the Atacama desert to the north. The finish is quite long. The Winery Casillero del Diablo is one of the many brands of Concha Y Toro, the largest producer of wines from Latin America and is one of the global leaders in wine production.
The palate is equally in-your-face like a fruit bomb exploding with ripe black cherry, plum and spice flavors. Very good; 86-88 pts Pair with: Burgers, tacos, tomato-based pasta dishes, and hard cheeses Follow my wine reviews on and Wine provided as a sample for review. To discourage further theft, the enterprising Don set about spreading the rumor that his cellars were haunted by the devil. Wines are tasted blind unless otherwise stated. More chocolate up front here, with a stronger earthiness backing it up.
This wine has increased in popularity over the past year. The finish is quite long. All wines are tasted blind by a panel of industry professionals. Items with pricing ending in. He only publishes wines that receive a 90 point score or higher. Pauly Bergweiler advanced1 Dragon Stout advanced1 Drambuie advanced1 Dreaming Tree advanced1 Drouhin Vaudon advanced1 Drouhin-Laroze advanced1 Drumshanbo advanced1 Dry Creek advanced1 Drysack advanced1 DuClaw Brewing Co. Red blends seem to be all the rage over the past few years for wine lovers on a budget who want red wine with big flavors.
While the Red Blend is not a new wine for the Casillero del Diablo portfolio, the label on this one appears to be a new presentation. Buy this wine online from our featured sponsor or see a listing of local retailers selling this wine. The best wines are then tasted and rated by individual editors with regional specializations. This strategy is clearly working for a number of winemakers and is one of them. To wit: The story behind Casillero del Diablo dates back to the closing years of the 19th century when, legend has it, Don Melchor de Concha y Toro, an eminent Chilean businessman and politician, discovered that a cache of his most treasured wines had been pilfered from his cellars.
Blending can take place before or after fermentation, with the latter, more popular option giving more control to the winemaker over the final qualities of the wine. Overall, this is an appealing, fresh, well-balanced balanced wine that delivers very good value for the money. Uniquely, it owns around 9,500 hectares of prime vineyards, which allows the company to secure the highest quality grapes for its wine production. The Coquimbo region in the far north contains the and Valleys, where minimal rainfall and intense sunlight are offset by chilly breezes from the Humboldt Current. Approximately 60% of the wine was aged in a combination of French and American oak for 9 months, while the rest was aged in stainless steel. Apocryphal or not, Casillero del Diablo wines are as sought-after today as they were back then.
The mouthfeel is nice and there's enough acidity to make it vibrant. There's nothing subtle about this wine. Sometimes small amounts of a particular variety are added to boost color or aromatics. After fermentation, the wine was aged sur lie for at least 8 months in stainless steel. The palate is equally in-your-face like a fruit bomb exploding with ripe black cherry, plum and spice flavors. On the medium-long finish the fruit gives way to a little oaky spice.