This is one of the top wines from Chile. The bottle was decanted prior to tasting. Garnet in color, mostly clear and bright. The nose is nice with cassis, cherry candy, slight bell pepper, cedar and forest floor. Medium to full bodied. Medium tannins. On the palate, this is delicious. Cassis, cherries, and bell pepper. Nice finish. This is lighter in style that say Napa or even Bordeaux, but it is almost seamless. The green bell pepper may be distracting to some, but it drinks more like a Napa Cab from the 70's or 80's. It is drinking well now with a decant, but may improve with some cellaring. Well stored bottles can easily do another ten to fifteen years. It is probably better with food, and went quite well with wood fired pizzas.
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