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Date Printed: 12/29/2014
Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay 2002
Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay 2002
(search item no. 61522)
Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 12/29/2014: $11.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1995 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"Bold, with lots of spice and toast notes laying over ripe pear tartine, fig and mango flavors. The fruit stays lush on the finish, while a stony underpinning keeps it all honest"
-Wine Spectator

Clean and bright, golden yellow. Surprisingly elegant with its aromas of white peaches, papaya, mango and huzelnut. Medium to full-bodied, it is creamy and mineral-rich on the palate. The long finish incorporates all the flavors.

In the highest part of the Maipo Valley, the soil is a coluvial clay loam affording good water retention and drainage. These soils are richer in minerals that contribute to the structure of Chardonnay.

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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.