Concha Y Toro Merlot Xplorador 2008
Slightly minty green-herb notes and toasty oak offset the creamy, ripe fruit bouquet of this soft, accessible red. The mouth shows black cherry flavors, oregano and cocoa accents, while mild tannins and a full fruitiness mark the close.Add winemaker's notes
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Slightly minty green-herb notes and toasty oak offset the creamy, ripe fruit bouquet of this soft, accessible red. The mouth shows black cherry flavors, oregano and cocoa accents, while mild tannins and a full fruitiness mark the close.
Mixes dark plum fruit with a slight smoke and bell pepper note. Soft, easy tannins, with the smoky note returning on the finish.
This has a pretty mix of berry fruit, herbs and milk chocolate on a supple frame. Not big, but nicely done. This producer does it time and time again. Drink now.
Dark and deep red. Mature red fruit character married with coffee and vanilla. Hints of plum and spice, generously framed by toasty American oak. Round and well-balanced.
Bright, soft berry and grapey fruit, with a fresh vanilla- and chocolate-tinged finish. From Chile. Drink now.
Full-bodied and inarguably fruity. The nose is slightly stewed, while the mouthfeel is firm and acidic, with flavors of apple skin and black cherry. Fairly reduced and hard, so best if drunk with salty munchables.
Smooth, only slightly jammy blueberry fruit; a medium-bodied Merlot with a satisfyingly clean finish. Great quality juice made for early consumption at a value price. A perfect party wine for those seeking a bit more elegance than Concha y Toro's Frontera line.
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