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94 • San V 2011 "Lukai", Maule Valley $59.99. Cellar Selection.
Garnet violet color. Mellow aromas and flavors of crayon, olive, and dried currants with a supple, dryish medium body and a tangy red berry, cedar, pickling spices, creamy mocha, and mineral accented finish. Very elegant and balanced in second growth Bordeaux style. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)
93 • Leyendas de Familia 2011 "Noche de Luna", Maule Valley $29.99.
Deep ruby black color. Rich aromas and flavors of olive, pickle, cassis, lit menthol tobacco, and chocolate with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a concentrated, tangy, toasty cedar, mocha, eucalyptus, and nut accented finish with fine tannins. Delicious and super table friendly. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)
89 • Casa Donoso 2011 "Clos Centenaire", Maule Valley $16.99.
Deep garnet color. Aromas of olive and pepper tapenade, pickle, lilac, and cassis with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a graceful, craisin, cedar and spice nuanced finish with chewy tannins. A nice steak wine. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)
89 • Las Casas de Vaquería 2009 "Herradura de Oro", Maule Valley $70. Cellar Selection.|Find-a-Wine|
Dark garnet black color. Deep aromas of roasted green pepper, gherkin, hemp, and spiced cassis and cherries with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and and earthy, dried flower, cranberry, and pencil shavings finish with chewy tannins. Very structured and age-worthy. Will get better with time. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)