Colchagua Valley

Colchagua (Spanish: Provincia de Colchagua) is one of three provinces of the central Chilean region of O'Higgins (VI). Its capital is San Fernando. It is bordered on the north by Cachapoal Province, on the east by the Argentine Republic, on the south by Curicó Province, and on the west by Cardenal Caro Province.
Posts about Colchagua Valley
  • Carmenere Day Twitter Celebration

    …, sweet spices, tobacco and earthy aromas. Soft touches of spicy anise and paprika add complexity. ….Small percentages of Carignan and Tempranillo has been included to refresh the mouthfeel and increase its vibrancy. Dennis says it has a nice silky texture. Teri says its a bit astringent at the finish, like a crab apple. Dan likes the dark dense…

    Dennis Sodomka/ 2 readers -
  • Oops It’s Carmenere

    Chile, eventhough it has been making wine since the 1500’s, still holds surprises. One more recent surprise was that some of the Merlot grapes that they thought they were growing was actually the Bordeaux variety, Carmenere; a grape that was long forgotten in Bordeaux as it was too difficult to ripen. Carmenere and Merlot look very similar but ripen differently.

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal- 1 readers -
  • Bris Andes, Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 $10

    … Colchagua Valley, Chille First of all, if you find a Cab this good for $10, I want to know about it! From the makers of some very high-end wines, Barons De Rothschild (Lafite), this is an incredible value with a high-end taste. The aromas marry a balance of dark cherries, blackberries and a hint of fresh cracked pepper. From the first sip…

    Simple Wine Talkin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • Oct. 25 LCBO Wine Picks: Tuscany + Chile

    The next batch of wines from the upcoming LCBO VINTAGES release will be on shelves this Saturday, October 25th. Some stores actually put wines on shelves a few days earlier - keep this in mind as you begin your holiday shopping. This release highlights so-called "Trophy Wines" from the old world region of Tuscany, while the secondary feature is on the rising wines from the new ...

    Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 4 readers -
  • 2008 Santa Rita Carmenere

    … This Carménère represents the Colchagua Valley well, offering up an accurate sense of place with a wonderful expression of the varietal. Carménère to me has an exceptional depth and complexity that seems to go beyond that of Merlot to which it is continuously, but unfairly compared to. The oozy, fruity oaky goodness represents a different…

    Marc Hinton/ Enobytesin Merlot- 4 readers -
  • Pinot Noir from Chile, Burgundy and California

    … Louis Jadot Côte de Beaune Villages 2011, Burgundy, France (£16.75 Majestic, NISA, Constantine Stores, Bacchus Wine, Noble Green Wines, Village Wines, Cotswold Vintners, Eagle Wines, Partridges of Sloane Street, Typical young Jadot style, with great depth of plummy red berry fruit and an earthy undercurrent in a firm, tannic…

    Drinking Outside The Boxin Pinot Noir- 7 readers -
  • Montes Malbec 2012

    … and wet leaves. Black cherry, blackberry and hints of coffee wrapped around an earthy core, whilst velvety tannins, nuances of vanilla and slightly bitter herbaceous elements comprised the cleansing finish. 100% Malbec Colchagua Valley Chile Produced and Bottled by Montes S.A. 14.5% Alcohol $8 Enjoy now thru 2015 Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.…

    the buddha in your glassin Malbec- 5 readers -