Clos de los Siete 2009, Mendoza (Argentina)

Clos de los Siete is a spectacle at the edge of the world. It consists of five great chateaus on the edge of Argentina, close against the Andes Mountains. Each of these estates is run by a one of the leading families of Bordeaux: Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere, Chateau...

Bodega Benegas 2009 Don Tiburcio, Mendoza

The Benegas are the founding family of the wine trade in Argentina. Tiburcio Benegas founded the Trapiche winery in the late 19th century. By the 1970’s the family had sold off all their properties except for Bodega Benegas.  As such, this is both a great bottle...

Caliboro Estate 2006 Erasmo

A lighter style red coming from Chile, with a distinctive old world character. Tobacco leaf and wet clay mingle with raspberry notes. The finish opens up and darker fruit take hold, along with baking spices and a sweet edge of vanilla. This Chilean winery was founded...

Erasmo 2006 Viña La Reserva de Caliboro, Maule Valley, Chile

Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with a bit of Merlot and Cabernet Franc for added finesse. Kirsch and pencil shavings with a touch of brine and wet earth. Wet tobacco and grass on the midpalate turns to soft and dark fruit on the...