1997 Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon Puente Alto
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192 Ratings
1997 Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon Puente Alto

Winemaker's Notes

The Puente Alto Vineyard in the Maipo Valley has the perfect combination of climate and soils for producing world-class wine: the climate is ideal and predictable, and the soil is poor and gravelly to reduce yields and increase concentration naturally. After fermentation, the wine is matured in the finest French oak barriques for a year, followed by another year in the bottle before release. The result is a rich, full-bodied wine with an unmistakable minty character in the bouquet and the finish....

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The Puente Alto Vineyard in the Maipo Valley has the perfect combination of climate and soils for producing world-class wine: the climate is ideal and predictable, and the soil is poor and gravelly to reduce yields and increase concentration naturally. After fermentation, the wine is matured in the finest French oak barriques for a year, followed by another year in the bottle before release. The result is a rich, full-bodied wine with an unmistakable minty character in the bouquet and the finish....

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  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
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