2004 Concha y Toro Don Melchor5 Ratings
2004 Concha y Toro Don Melchor
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Wine.comNamed after the founder of the winery, Don Melchor de Concha y Toro, this wine has become a symbol of the best that the land and the winemaker's hand can produce in Chile. 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 f...
International Wine CellarDeep ruby. Powerful blackberry, cassis and mocha aromas are enormously appealing and seem almost too big for the glass. Weighty dark berry flavors offer excellent palate coverage, with gentle tannins adding shape and suave minerality giving lift. Finishes with impressive clarity and persistence. This wine is sourced from a single site, the Puente Alto vineyard.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 85.7 pts. and median of 86 pts. in 3 notes)
Wine & SpiritsRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Vintage ChartRating for Chile: 89 (average year)
Drinkability: too young, let it sit