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Viña Maipo Reserva Merlot 2009 Wine Review

Viña Maipo Reserva Merlot 2009

Viña Maipo Reserva Merlot 2009

Rapel Valley, Chile

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $12.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Viña Maipo

Product: 135236

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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Aromatic Merlot with tons of red fruit, spice box and blackberry aromas. Dry with lots of fruit and oak but in perfect balance as both elements are strong enough to completely complement each other. Medium-bodied with a substantial fruit/oak finish. My note: Loaded with blackberry goodness, blackcurrant and peppered plums. Absolutely terrific!

Merlot food pairings: grilled steaks, gourmet sausages.

This was reviewed January 22, 2011 by

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine is great value for the money. When I had it, it was the house wine of the resort I stayed at in Aruba. So I had no idea of the cost. Which is a great way to taste wine. It was rich and plump and juicy with nice flavors of plums, a hint of chocolate and smooth toasty oak. I enjoyed this wine with several of my meals, including steak, chicken and pasta.
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