Viña Cono Sur Pinot Noir Colchagua Valley Visión Old Vine Block 68 2008

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Of a lively and fresh purple red colour, this is a voluptuous Pinot Noir with rich fruit notes of cherry, raspberry, ...

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On first opening the nose is toasty with notes of bacon and gamey dark stone fruit with a palate that is tart raspberry and blueberry with a hint o... Read more

Like so many Cono Sur offerings, this Pinot Noir is reasonable value for the lucre. However, it does not differ all that significantly from the ch... Read more

More tanic and acidic than most Pinot Noirs. I enjoyed this a lot. Tasted at Geneva wine tasting 4/18/2010. Read more

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User Reviews for Viña Cono Sur Pinot Noir Colchagua Valley Visión Old Vine Block 68

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Snooth User: Lucha Vino
24961287,389
3.00 5
06/07/2011

On first opening the nose is toasty with notes of bacon and gamey dark stone fruit with a palate that is tart raspberry and blueberry with a hint of burnt citrus tartness on the finish. On day two the palate is much more like what you would expect in a Pinot with lots of bright red berry and strawberry.


Snooth User: zufrieden
2593863,794
3.00 5
12/24/2009

Like so many Cono Sur offerings, this Pinot Noir is reasonable value for the lucre. However, it does not differ all that significantly from the cheaper, regular Pinot Noir from this producer to warrant the price difference - at least not in this reviewer's opinion. There is the usual leather, plum and stewed cherry with rubber on the nose - indicating a bit too much sulfur in the preservation stage of the wine-making. The attack is pleasant - if you like this New World stuff - and the finish is medium and likewise reasonably rewarding. However, there is little finesse light tannins notwithstanding. Overall assessment? Decent fare but nothing to write home about if you are a true fan of the Pinot grape.


Snooth User: rar8888
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4.00 5
04/19/2010

More tanic and acidic than most Pinot Noirs. I enjoyed this a lot. Tasted at Geneva wine tasting 4/18/2010.


3.50 5
01/20/2011

This was good, for a pinot in this price range. Nice red fruits and a touch of oak. Rich. A good buy.


Snooth User: Lindy Hemsley
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3.00 5
07/27/2009

On the nose rich plum fruit and a touch smoky/vegetal. Thin in the mouth but plenty of flavour makes it interesting. Berry fruit, a bit of cherry. Again there is that vegetal quality and some mineral and tannin to lift it above simple fruity new world pinot. Easy drinking but more to it than expected.


Snooth User: 1rockiesfan
725240651
4.00 5
04/25/2011

Viognier is my favorite white. this one rates up with some of the best I have tried!


Snooth User: andrew
6290361
3.50 5
10/03/2009

It's not the type of wine to inspire a deep philosophical discussion or a lot of insightful notes about flavor or anything like that. It's just a nice sipping wine. It's tasty, it's not expensive and I enjoyed it while cooking dinner.


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External Reviews for Viña Cono Sur Pinot Noir Colchagua Valley Visión Old Vine Block 68

External Review
05/19/2011

Very friendly, with effusive cherry and licorice snap notes backed by a lively finish. Drink now.


External Review
04/30/2010

Cono Sur Pinot Noir Vision 2008 and all other premium wine from Cono Sur available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from Chile and all over the world.


External Review
04/30/2010

Cono Sur Viognier Vision 2008 and all other premium wine from Cono Sur available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from Chile and all over the world.


External Review
01/27/2009

A superb value Pinot Noir that is organic to boot!


External Review
04/10/2009

We're always pleased to taste a Pinot Noir like this one from Cono: bright, fruity, and varietally correct in so many ways. Aromas of raspberries and cherries dominate the palate. The abundant fruit makes this as clear an expression of New World Pinot Noir as anything on our shelves.


External Review
02/28/2009

Bright red in color. Intensely aromatic. Fresh, juicy and crisp in the mouth, with notes of cherry, raspberry and strawberry intertwined with softer traces of plum and a subtle smokiness. Drink with mushrooms and herbs, sushi, white meats, soups, stews, flavorful fish dishes and cheeses such as Edam.


External Review
10/06/2009

Winery notes: A fresh purple red color this is a voluptuous Pinot Noir with rich fruit notes of cherry raspberry plum and strawberry - a red fruit party! - enhanced by subtle smoked hints. In the mouth sweet fruit notes stand out and its fine tannins give it a great texture and a mouth-filling structure. Balanced and New World styled this is a wine of personality and elegance. Sexy pure and simple its a young and refreshing Pinot.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Of a lively and fresh purple red colour, this is a voluptuous Pinot Noir with rich fruit notes of cherry, raspberry, plum and strawberry- a red fruit party! – enhanced by subtle smoked hints. In mouth sweet fruit notes stand out, and its fine tannins give it a great texture and a mouth filling structure. Balance and new world styled, this is a wine of personality and elegance. Sexy, pure and simple, it’s a young and refreshing Pinot.

Of a lively and fresh purple red colour, this is a voluptuous Pinot Noir with rich fruit notes of cherry, raspberry, plum and strawberry- a red fruit party! – enhanced by subtle smoked hints. In mouth sweet fruit notes stand out, and its fine tannins give it a great texture and a mouth filling structure. Balance and new world styled, this is a wine of personality and elegance. Sexy, pure and simple, it’s a young and refreshing Pinot.

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