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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Carmenere 2011
Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Carmenere 2011
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PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 86 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 86 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 86 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
2001 The Wine News rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense and deep purple red color. Very expressive fruit with outstanding mature berries, forest fruit joined with delicate hints of coffee and toast coming from the barrels. From the start, it's a remarkable expression of Carmenere thanks to the typical fruit like plums, blackberries and some spicy touches. The tannins are polished and long with a medium body at the end.

It expresses marvelously well with game meat, garnished with sweet-and-sour sauces and berries.

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About Vina Concha y Toro:

Founded in 1883, Viña Concha y Toro is Latin America’s leading producer and occupies an outstanding position among the world’s most important wine companies, currently exporting to 135 countries worldwide. Uniquely, it owns around 9,500 hectares of prime vineyards, which allows the company to secure the highest quality grapes for its wine production. Concha y Toro’s portfolio includes a wide range of successful brands at every price point, from the top of the range Don Melchor and Almaviva to the flagship brand Casillero del Diablo and innovative stand-alone brands such as Palo Alto and Maycas del Limarí. The company has 3,162 employees and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.