Concha y Toro Casillero Del Diablo Merlot 2005

Merlot from Chile, South America

Price: $11.99
Item No. 86942
  • WN88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS86
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Winemaker's Notes

"Huge and colorful, and very youthful. For density and lushness on what can best be described as basic Merlot, you're not going to find it much better than this. It's all blackberry, chocolate and berries, but somehow they've squeezed some earth and spice in there as well. Great for a quick steak or hamburger. Best Buy."
-Wine Enthusiast

Dark and deep red. Attractive aromas of black plums, smoke, herbs and graphite notes. Hints of chocolate and spices, and a generous touch of toasted American oak. Mouthfilling texture, soft but well structured.

Enjoy with Chicken, ham, mild cheese, risotto and pasta served with mushroom sauces.

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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...

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Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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