On the Road with the Grape Guy

On the Road with the Grape Guy is a on-going feature that follows me from event to event ... I post my thoughts, feelings and reviews of what happened and what I tasted ... basically it is here that I review the events I attend and the things that thrilled me.

Chilean Wine Roundup - January 2017

23 Jan 2017

 

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 Aresti 2015 Merlot, Trisquel Series Altitud 1245
Bisquertt 2012 Syrah, Qclay
Bisquertt 2015 La Joya Winemaker's Blend
Bisquertt 2016 Viognier, La Joya
Caliterra 2013 Cenit
Carmen 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Gran Reserva
Casas del Bosque 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Gran Reserva
Casas del Bosque 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Reserva
Casas del Toqui 2013 Pinot Noir, Terroir Selection Gran Reserva

Concha y Toro 2012 Syrah, Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Casillero de Diablo Reserva
Concha y Toro 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2013 Carmenere, Casillero del Diablo Reserva 
Concha y Toro 2013 Pinot Noir, Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2014 Carmenere, Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2014 Carmenere, Winemaker’s Lot
Concha y Toro 2014 Chardonnay, Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2014 Old Vines / Dry Farmed Marques de Casa Concha
Concha y Toro 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Casillero del Diablo Reserva
Concha y Toro 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Casillero del Diablo – Reserva Privada
Concha y Toro 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Marques de Casa Concha

Cono Sur 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Silencio
Cono Sur 2014 Pinot Noir, 20 Barrels
Cono Sur 2015 Chardonnay, Single Vineyard Quebrada Alta
Cono Sur 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, 20 Barrels

Emiliana 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Signos Los Morros
Emiliana 2015 Signos La Vinilla White Blend
Errazuriz 2013 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve
Errazuriz 2014 GSM, Max Reserva

In Situ 2015 Carmenere, Reserva
In Situ 2016 Chardonnay-Viognier, Signature
J. Bouchon 2010 Mingre
J. Bouchon 2015 Canto Sur

Marchigue 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva
Montes 2013 Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon
Montes 2013 Twins Red
Montgras 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Intriga
Morande 2012 Carignan, Limited Edition
Morande 2012 Mediterraneo de Maule, Limited Edition
Morande 2015 Pinot Noir, Gran Reserve

Perez Cruz 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Limited Edition
Perez Cruz 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva

San Pedro 2013 Sideral
San Pedro 2014 Carmenere 1865
Santa Alicia 2012 Millantu
Santa Carolina 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserva da Familia
Santa Ema 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Reserva
Siegel 2013 Unique Selection
Siegel 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Single Vineyard

Valdivieso 2010 Eclat
Valdivieso 2013 Caballo Loco Grand Cru
Ventisquero 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Grey Single Block
Ventisquero 2014 GCM, Grey
Veramonte 2010 Neyen de Apalta
Veramonte 2014 Primus, The Blend
Vina Tarapaca 2015 Pinot Noir, Gran Reserva

 

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British Columbia Wine Roundup - January 2017

13 Jan 2017

A look at some of the British Columbia wines that have crossed my path over the passed 6 months ... click on wine name for full review

 

Ballie-Grohman 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve

Black Sage Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Franc
Black Sage Vineyard 2014 Shiraz
Black Sage Vineyard 2014 Zinfandel

Blue Grouse 2014 Quill Dry White
Blue Grouse 2014 Quill Red

Blue Mountain 2012 RD Brut Rosé
Blue Mountain NV Brut, Gold Label

Deep Roots 2014 Merlot
Deep Roots 2014 Syrah
Deep Roots 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Desert Hills 2011 Syrah
Desert Hills 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Desert Hills 2015 Chardonnay, Unoaked
Desert Hills 2015 Gewurztraminer

Dirty Laundry 2013 Syrah, Kay

Joie Farm 2014 Gamay
Joie Farm 2014 Pinot Noir, Reserve “En Famille”

Quails’ Gate 2014 Foch, Old Vines Reserve
Quails’ Gate 2014 Merlot
Quails’ Gate 2014 Pinot Noir

Robin Ridge 2012 Meritage

Sandhill 2012 Barbera, Small Lot Program
Sandhill 2012 Sangiovese, Small Lot 23 Barrels
Sandhill 2015 Rosé
Sandhill 2015 Viognier, Osprey Ridge Vineyard

 

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