Concha Y Toro Terrunyo 'Block 27' Carmenere 2007
*Gold Medal Winner - International Wine Challenge 2010* The Terrunyo Range is a prestigious range from Concha y Toro from vineyards where specifically chosen grape stock has been planted in small areas of carefully selected soils and micro climates. This range has been created by Concha y Toro’s top winemaker Ignacio Recabarren. The wines are very individual and characterful and will greatly enhance the reputation of Chile’s top wines. The 'Block 27' Carmenere is 85% Carmenère, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot & 1% Cabernet Franc, from grapes picked in the Peumo Vineyard, Rapel Valley. The Carmenere is still tight, but should become more rounded with continued bottle aging. It gives ripe green pepper & bitter chocolate with hints of tobacco.
RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.
Great wine; a bit too commercial... too perfect, however, I highly recommend it but never over an Aconcagua Valley, Errazuriz or Von Siebenthal, premium Carmenere.
External Reviews for Concha Y Toro Terrunyo 'Block 27' Carmenere
The red wines start with the saturated purple 2006 Carmenere Peumo Vineyard Block 27. The nose offers up spice box, mineral, plum, black cherry, and blueberry. This is followed by a round, mouth-filling plush wine with ripe underlying tannin, complex... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Carmenere wine from in Chile. 2006 Concha y Toro Carmenere Terrunyo Peumo Vineyard Block 27 750ml
Food Pairings for Concha Y Toro Terrunyo 'Block 27' Carmenere
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake
Spicy Salmon & Avocado Tower
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