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Vista Hermosa Pinot Noir Casablanca Valley Bottle 2009

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Berry Bros & Rudd review:<br/>By personal inclination I have more of a preference for European styles of wine and flavours than the New World. But sometimes something New World rings a bell in a way that a European wine never would. I adore Pinot Noir, it would probably be my desert island grape variety, but it rarely comes in drinkable incarnations as affordable as this. You should suspend Burgundian expectations for this wine; indeed worthwhile Red Burgundy could never come at this price. <br/> <br/>This wine is pure, bright, succulent, soft and carries the telltale hallmark of really good Pinot by leaving you with a greater intensity of flavour than that with which you started, its flavours gaining in volume through the glass, as if seasoned by truffle. Not that this wine is complex but it delivers directly and satisfyingly. The wine's quality is further enhanced by the knowledge that, despite carrying 14% al

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Winery: Viña Quintay
Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Viña Quintay:
Welcome to the wines of Quintay. Quintay is situated in the valleys of Casablanca and Leyda, which are regarded as Chile’s quintessential cool climate regions for wines of elegance, and testament to its obvious winemaking potential. The vineyards of Quintay are significantly influenced by the cold Humbolt current, which runs down the length of Chile, where cool air is pulled in by the warmer ce... Read more
Welcome to the wines of Quintay. Quintay is situated in the valleys of Casablanca and Leyda, which are regarded as Chile’s quintessential cool climate regions for wines of elegance, and testament to its obvious winemaking potential. The vineyards of Quintay are significantly influenced by the cold Humbolt current, which runs down the length of Chile, where cool air is pulled in by the warmer central valley, thus providing a natural coolness throughout the growing season. Our wines focus on viticulture principles in order to reflect our commitment to winemaking as an expression of terrior. Read less

Berry Bros & Rudd review:<br/>By personal inclination I have more of a preference for European styles of wine and flavours than the New World. But sometimes something New World rings a bell in a way that a European wine never would. I adore Pinot Noir, it would probably be my desert island grape variety, but it rarely comes in drinkable incarnations as affordable as this. You should suspend Burgundian expectations for this wine; indeed worthwhile Red Burgundy could never come at this price. <br/> <br/>This wine is pure, bright, succulent, soft and carries the telltale hallmark of really good Pinot by leaving you with a greater intensity of flavour than that with which you started, its flavours gaining in volume through the glass, as if seasoned by truffle. Not that this wine is complex but it delivers directly and satisfyingly. The wine's quality is further enhanced by the knowledge that, despite carrying 14% al

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