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Friday, July 10, 2009

MEDIA TASTING: Latin American Wines, June 17, 2009

The Time and Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2009  10AM to 1 PM

The Event: Wine Writers Circle of Canada tasting of Latin American wines.

The Venue: LCBO Scrivener Square

The Target Audience: wine writers

The Wines:

 

**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):

- Concha y Toro  Marques de Casa Concha   Cabernet Sauvignon  2007   Maipo Valley   14.5% alc  LCBO #337238  Vintage Essentials  $19.95

-Kankura  Malbec  2007  Edition Limitee  Valle de Colchagua   14.5% alc  Consignment  Small Winemakers Collection $24.95

-Sociedad Agricola los Maquis  Calcu  2006  Valle de Colchagua  14.1% alc  Consignment  Small Winemakers Collection $14.95 

-Dominio Del Plata  BenMarco  Malbec  2006  Mendoza  14% alc  Consignment  Profile Wine Group $22.95

-Bodega Catena Zapata   Catena  Malbec  2006  Mendoza  14% alc  Vintage Essentials

 

***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (8890 in Quality/Price Rating terms):

- Concha y Toro  Marques de Casa Concha  Syrah  2006  Rapel Valley   15% alc  Vintages Jan 31/09  #19042  $19.95

-Trivento  Golden Reserve     Malbec  2006  Mendoza

14.8% alc  Vintages avail June 20/08  #588731  $24.95

-Sociedad Agricola los Maquis   Lien  2005   Valle de Colchagua   14.5% alc  Consignment  Small Winemakers Collection $24.95

-Vicar SA  G7  Chardonnay 2006  Gran Reserva  Casablanca Valley  13.5% alc  Consignment  Small Winemakers Collection $19.95

-Vicar SA  G7 Cabernet Sauvignon  2006  Gran Reserva  Concomilla Valley  13.5% alc  Consignment Small Winemakers Collection $19.95

-Cono Sur  Chardonnay  2007  20  Barrels   13.5% alc  Casablanca Valley +127498 $24.95  

-Cono Sur  Cabernet Sauvignon  2006  20 Barrels  14% alc  Maipo Valley 

-Vina Calina   Alcance   Cabernet Sauvignon  2006  14.5% alc  Maule

 

*** Three Stars (8587 in Quality/Price Rating terms):

-Vicar SA  G7  Shiraz  2007  Reserva  Loncomilla Valley  13.5% alc  Consignment Small Winemakers Collection $19.95

 

The Contact Person: sdarby@rogers.com

The Marketing Effectiveness (numerical grade): 90

 
 
 

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