Concha Y Toro Casillero del Diablo Chardonnay 2012
Nose is characterized by green apple and vanilla. Good acid balance and good amount of extract. Not as big as the 2011. My rating -- 88.
The 2009 has subdued citrus fruit but is still fairly rich and sappy.Nice acid balance and good color. My rating -- 86.
A very decent, correct wine - in the varietal sense. Nice apple, peach and pear notes with light oak. Recommended to the neophyte for an introduction to Chardonnay as it should be in the quotidian sense.
This Chardonnay was tasted at six years old and was amazingly young tasting. It's fruit is doing well and has a lemon, toast and honey character. Nice wine for the money. My rating-- 88. Over the hill now--Nov 2014. Don't bother.
Tropical, cremy fruit aromas. This full-bodied chard has melon, hazelnut and woody notes. Moderately acid and leaves a long crispy finish.
Mild acid with a hint of toastyness. Brighter wine with a tang. Not very creamy
Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Concha Y Toro Casillero del Diablo Chardonnay
A crisp Chardonnay packed with tropical fruit flavours and subtle hints of vanilla. Medium bodied with good balance and a fresh finish.
Gears up with basic aromas of apple and tropical fruit. The palate is round and a little syrupy in feel, with candied, sweet flavors of melon and banana. Has the weight and sweetness to offer mass appeal.
Nice and clean, with ample stone fruit and apple aromas. No, not a lot of nuance on display. But plenty of ripe, pure apple and melon flavors followed by some length on the mildly creamy finish. Solid, with mass-market appeal.
Fig, hazelnut, floral and orange blossom notes run through this focused Chardonnay. Good length on the finish. Drink now.
Medium yellow color. High-pitched orchard fruit aromas of pear, quince and Granny Smith apple. Round and juicy, with a pure pear flavor that takes an exotic turn toward peach with air. Round, silky and juicy, finishing with vibrant notes of pear skin and lemon thyme.
Forward and open knit, with modest green apple and floral notes. There's a hint of lime candy on the finish. Drink now.
Bright and minerally, with floral, flint and green apple notes that stay lively through the finish. Nice, unadorned style. Drink now.