NOTES FROM TASTING JUNE 2014
CHILEAN WINES - PRESENTED BY JAX DEW OF
What a fabulous evening! I certainly enjoyed myself hugely,
and judging from various comments and smiling faces, so did our Members - we'll certainly be delighted to invite Jax back
100 Varas Classic 2007 - Butron Budinich Winery
the richest grapes in the Cachapoal Valley - deep, rich and rounded. £5.46
Chardonnay Reserva 2011 - 14% - Punti Ferrer
Straw yellow with gold highlights.
Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit. Fresh and slightly acid. Good length and depth. £7.05
Chardonnay 2011 - 13.5% - Punti Ferrer
Fruity notes, banana,
pineapple, grapefruit. An altogether lighter wine - refreshing and enjoyable £5.88
Blanc Reserva 2010- Butron Budinich Winery
Fresh, delightful wine with aroma a lime and herbs.
Pinot Noir 2008 - Butron Budinich Winery
pinot - cherries and rich red fruits with a hint of spice. Good length, aromatic and delicious £7.78 - a steal
Syrah 2010 14.5% - Valle Secreto
wine has been aged in oak for 12 months. Intense aroma of red fruit, deep and rich. Taste is slightly chocolaty,
good acidity and length - great with pasta. £9.95
2008 14% - Vinna Tamm
Lovely wine! Blackberries and blueberries and chocolate -
fabulous. £7.27 - exceptional value.
Carmenere Reserva 2008 14.4% -
Ruby red in colour with aroma of nuts and chocolate - smooth, creamy and long lasting.
Carmenere 2008 - Butron Budinich Winery
100% Carmenere. Ruby red in colour with aroma of cherry, honey and roses. Taste is spicy, herby.
Again delicious. £7.27 what can I say.
Carmenere 2010 14.5% - Valle Secreto
An intense wine with aroma of tomato, herbs. The palate is full and tannic with black
Late Harvest 2012 12.5% - Valle Secreto
Harvested late to maximise the concentration of aroma, flavour and sweetness. Elegant and complex. Fresh and
beautiful to drink. £18.27