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Date Printed: 9/15/2014
Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Merlot 2006
Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Merlot 2006
(search item no. 91537)

PRICE ON 9/15/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2005 The Wine News rating: 88 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 86 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 86 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Casillero del Diablo Merlot is big in volume and smooth, while exhibiting great structure. Dark and deep red color. Luscious fruit flavors: cherries, currants, berries and plums. On the palate, hints of mocha and herbs, generously framed by toasty American oak. It has a mouthfilling texture and is soft, but well structured.

This wine is an excellent complement to a variety of cheeses, meats and pasta dishes.

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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.