Tuesday, 23 September 2008

TN : Vertice 2005, Vina Ventisquero, Apalta Vineyards, Colchagua Valley, Chile

This wine is a joint creation between Felipe Tosso B, the Chilean winemaker for Vina Ventisquero, and John Duval, the ex-Penfolds Australian winemaker.

All the grapes were hand-harvested from the Apalta hillsides.

The wine is a blend of Carmenere and Syrah.

Colour : Dark cherry/red

Aroma : Black pepper, spice, red fruits, blueberry, green pepper, violets

Taste : Black pepper and smoke and spice on very long finish, slightly over-oaked, blueberry, violets, slight green pepper on finish, red fruits, concentrated, slight bittnerness on finish

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 189 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Vina Ventisquero

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