Concha y Toro

Want 18/12/2015


Forbes magazine lists Don Melchor 2011 among the 10 best wines of 2015


“This is a “highlights” list of 365 days (well, minus a few days off for beer) of tasting wine. These wines made the cut because they rose to the top on the day I tasted them,” the author wrote while confessing that the hit film “Los 33” (about the rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in Copiapó) inspired her to include a Chilean wine in her list. She chose Don Melchor as one of Chile’s most emblematic examples.

Don Melchor 2011 is the only Chilean wine on the list, which also includes outstanding wines from Italy, United States, Spain, and Australia.

2011 Don Melchor Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon: Wines from Chile don’t cross my path often enough, but this one did, and with the recent release of the movie about the Chilean miners, The 33, it seems quite fitting to recognize an emblematic wine of Chile.

“The wine is named for the founder of Concha y Toro winery, Don Melchor, and is styled like a French Bordeaux—intense and fragrant with black cherry and mocha on the palate. The sculpted and precise tannins and can easily tolerate a decade or more of aging”. Katie Bell