2005 Concha Y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon Puente Alto

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Wine Spectator Top 100: 2008 #12. There never has been a wine from Chile to make the Wine Spectator Top 100 as many times as the "Don Melchor". A full bodied, vibrant Cabernet that is a great wine to lay away or with thirty minutes of aeration can be enjoyed currently.
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ROBERT PARKER RATING: 94
ROBERT PARKER REVIEW: The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is opaque purple-colored with aromas of pain grille, pencil lead, scorched earth, black currant, and blackberry liqueur. This is followed by an opulent, very intense, complex Cabernet with gobs of savory fruit, exceptional depth, and enough structure to evolve for 6-8 years. This lengthy, classy effort will be at its best from 2015 to 2035.
WINE SPECTATOR RATING: 96
WINE SPECTATOR REVIEW: This is still very tight, but the tannins that lead the way now are sleek and refined, and should easily meld into the huge core of roasted chestnut, black currant paste, warm fig and tar. Has a long, coffee- and loam-tinged finish. Best from 2009 through 2019.
Ripe fleshy fruit and berries lead off this highly aromatic wine. Later, the tobacco and chocolate come through and marry with the vanilla. Agreeable, mature tannins elegantly convey the best expression of the Puente Alto vines. The pleasant, long finish displays great harmony and balance.
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Vintage 2005
Country Chile
Bottle Size 750ml
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