Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Casillero del Diablo Merlot 2006 89 Points

Hallmarks of a mature Merlot with preserved notes of dark red fruits and game

Origin: Valle Central | Chile

Notes: plums | minty | herbal | cedar | juicy

Ideal drinking occasions: saturday night dinner with friends over

Serve with: pressure cook tomato braised beef shin with daikon chunks

Drink: peaking now, yet will deliver until 2014+

Alcohol: moderate plus | 13.5% abv