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Amelia Chardonnay 2010

This is heady for Chilean Chardonnay, with baked apple and no shortage of toast on the bouquet. It feels fresh but full, with polish and elegance to the mouthfeel. Flavors of apple and spiced squash end in a whirl of cinnamon and mild oak-related resin, while a final touch of acidity keeps things lively. -MS […]

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Amelia Chardonnay 2010

It has a well defined almond and lemon curd, leesy bouquet that demonstrates fine purity. The palate is nicely balanced with almond, spice and a touch of coconut that does not overwhelm the fruit, leading to a harmonious, lime-tinged finish. Drink now-2016. -NM (Dec. 2012)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Amelia Chardonnay 2010

A ripe, rich white, displaying notes of baking spice, black licorice and flint to the zesty pineapple and guava fruit flavors. Shows plenty of character, featuring fresh acidity driving the long finish. Drink now. -NW (Web Only – 2013)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Amelia Chardonnay 2009

A rich wine with ample barrel influence on the nose along with white fruit aromas. Healthy and big in the mouth, with a flavor profile that blends tropical flavors with citrus. Deep and lightly toasted on the finish, with an excellent feel and texture out the door. Noticeably less oaky than in the past. -MS […]

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Amelia Chardonnay 2009

Notions of toasty oak, poached pear, baking spices, jasmine, and mineral lead to a seamless, creamy textured, nearly opulent Chardonnay crying out for lobster Thermidor. Drink this outstanding effort over the next 6-7 years. -JM (Feb. 2012)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2009

Dark and concentrated, with juicy acidity supporting a floral-tinged core of macerated plum skin and blackberry coulis notes finely woven with layers of baking spice, game, graphite and grilled herb. Complex and long. Drink now through 2018. -NW (March 31, 2013)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2008

This full-bodied red coats the palate with cream-tinged kirsch, blackberry sauce and grilled fig notes. Those give way to game, spice and dark cured olive hints, which add a lovely savory edge to the long finish. Drink now through 2017. -NW (Oct. 15, 2012)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2008

Editor’s Choice.¬†Opaque in color, with a driving bouquet loaded with graphite, pastry and incredibly ripe black-fruit aromas. Feels rich, but with fine acidity creating superb balance. Tastes like a cascade of blackberry, cassis and chocolate, and then comes a finish of coconut, vanilla and texture. Drink now through 2014. -MS (June 1, 2012)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2007

Dense and structured, delivering lots of loam and roasted fig notes underneath the core of black currant, maduro tobacco and roasted espresso flavors. Long and powerful, but with refined tannins coursing through the finish. Contains 12 percent Cabernet Sauvignon. This is the debut release of this wine. Drink now through 2014. -JM (June 15, 2011)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2007

This high-priced Syrah is stately. The nose is ripe, minty and loaded with cassis and blackberry fruit. The palate displays extraction handled well, while accents of mint, spice, nutmeg and licorice work great with core black fruit flavors. Juicy, deep and focused. -MS (Sept. 1, 2011)

Date posted: March 29, 2013

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