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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. :-)


3.50 5
05/08/2010

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Concha Y Toro Merlot Casillero del Diablo

External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
02/12/2011

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


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

Very deep and saturated blackish purple color. Medium-bodied. Balanced acidity. Moderately extracted. Mildly tannic. Black fruits, minerals. Relatively straightforward with a lush and velvety mouthfeel. Subtly flavored with fruit overtones weaving in and out of a clipped finish.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Nicely balanced, with raspberry and violet scents, this is clean, soft and fresh. Chill it for grilled tuna.


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

Good plum, herb and vanilla notes run through this focused, medium-weight Merlot. Drink now.


External Review
01/03/2012

Ripe, well balanced fruit highlighted with enticing chocolate, coffee and black plum aromas and flavors. This is the wine to have with that Porterhouse yoursquo;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

A plush, well-sculpted Merlot from a reputable and value-conscious Chilean winery, this features fairly intense flavors of red plum and currant and well-integrated dark spice notes that linger on the finish. Drink now through 2002.


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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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