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Concha Y Toro Merlot Casillero del Diablo 2008

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Aromen nach Brombeeren und Pflaumen mit einem Hauch von Pfeffer, Vanille und Röstaromen. Voller Körper, mild, gut strukturiert.

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Concha Y Toro Casillero del Diablo:
Casillero del Diablo is a label produced by Concha y Toro Winery in Maipo Valley, Chile. Legend has it that in the early 1890s, winery founder Don Melchor went to his cellar to discover several of his best wines had gone missing. Hoping to ward off more thieves, he spread the rumor that this must have happened because a devil lived in his cellar, hence the name, which translates to “th... Read more
Casillero del Diablo is a label produced by Concha y Toro Winery in Maipo Valley, Chile. Legend has it that in the early 1890s, winery founder Don Melchor went to his cellar to discover several of his best wines had gone missing. Hoping to ward off more thieves, he spread the rumor that this must have happened because a devil lived in his cellar, hence the name, which translates to “the devil’s cellar.” The first wines branded Casillero del Diablo were produced by Concha y Toro in 1953 and became an international success by the 1960s. The devil icon became a part of the packaging starting in the 1990s. The portfolio is now under the direction of winemaker Marcelo Papa. The wines are available in many styles and varietals of dry reds and whites, plus rosés and sparkling wines. Many of these considered terrific values for their pricepoints.  Read less

Member Reviews for Concha Y Toro Merlot Casillero del Diablo

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Snooth User: vansnug
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4.00 5
03/09/2010

Have you met the Devil (el Diablo)? He will share his great wine with you. :-)


Snooth User: hailtothethief
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4.00 5
10/06/2010

Four glasses


External Reviews for Concha Y Toro Merlot Casillero del Diablo

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Lush, generous blackberry, plum and herbal flavors on medium-bodied frame. Refreshing acidity and mild tannins contribute to this wine's smooth, ripe flavors.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Very tasty, with ripe raspberry and blackberry fruit, cocoa powder, toast and a hint of herb. Nice briery edge to the finish. Drink now through 2004.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Open-knit, forward and tasty, with nice red and dark berry fruit, toast and bramble hints and a smooth, chocolaty finish. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Nice and ripe, with raspberry and dark chocolate notes, and sweet spice and toast filling out the finish. Concha y Toro is really putting out a solid lineup these days. Drink now through 2003.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Ripe, well balanced fruit highlighted with enticing chocolate, coffee and black plum aromas and flavors. This is the wine to have with that Porterhouse you've been craving.


External Review
01/03/2012

Huge and colorful, and very youthful. For density and lushness on what can best be described as basic Merlot, yoursquo;re not going to find it much better than this. Itrsquo;s all blackberry, chocolate and berries, but somehow theyrsquo;ve squeezed some earth and spice in there as well.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Ambitious effort here, emitting lots of coffee and smoke aromas followed by a nice blast of raspberry sherbet character and a good, gutsy finish. A lot of wine for so few dollars Drink now.


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Aromen nach Brombeeren und Pflaumen mit einem Hauch von Pfeffer, Vanille und Röstaromen. Voller Körper, mild, gut strukturiert.

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