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Concha Y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon Don Melchor Puente Alto 750ml 2009
Sku: 3471
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:     (2)
Product Information
Country: Chile
Region: Valle Central
Sub-Region: Maipo
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Still wine
Reg. $114.99
On Sale $99.99
Buy Concha Y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon Don Melchor Puente Alto
Wine Advocate 91 points - The 2009 Don Melchor is a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc from one of the best terroirs in Chile for Cabernet Sauvignon. 2009 was a warm, powerful vintage, but the microclimate of Puente Alto helps to keep the fruit and acidity, and the wine has lots of notes of beef blood, black berries and licorice. It feels serious, concentrated and ripe, with round tannins, moderate acidity and good length, with some notes of dark chocolate and tobacco toward the finish. Drink now-2018.  (Jun 2014)

Wine Spectator 94 points - This muscular red packs a melange of roasted plum, cassis and macerated wild berry on a full-bodied frame. There’s plenty of fresh acidity and tannic structure, as the long finish unwinds with layers of maduro tobacco and humus, with a grace note of wild flowers. Best from 2014 through 2020. From Chile.—N.W. (Jan 2 2013)

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Food pairing
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon is appropriate with any hearty dish, especially lamb and steak.

Concha y Toro is Latin America’s principal wine exporter and one of the most important wine brands in the world, with a presence in more than 135 countries. A global company that brings together tradition and innovation, and supports its commitment with the consumer by providing them with the best quality and wine experience. Our agricultural-oenological work philosophy is oriented to quality in the whole production process and to extracting the unique and distinctive characteristics of each specific origin. The diversification of soils and climates has enabled us to have the widest range of varieties in the Chilean industry. This, plus a deep dedication by the winery and constant research, provides internationally praised wines.