Chilensis Lazuli 2010, Do Maule Valley

Red Blend Red Blend
Maule Valley, Chile

$14.75 (348128)

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90 pts
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November 09, 2013

Critic Reviews (3)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Its easy to get lost in the depths of this Maule Valley ink, to be "drowned in out in that deep blue sea." The pitch...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a quite powerful blend with cab sauvignon in the lead at 36% then strong doses of malbec (21%), petit verdot...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Named after the prized, blue Lapis Lazuli stone that is found in very few places outside of Chile, the purpose of...

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Community Reviews (1)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2010 Chilensis Lazuli is composed of 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Malbec, 16% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot, 9% Syrah and 8% Carmenére that was aged for 12-14 months in 70/30% French/American Oak. It has intense aromas of vanilla, black fruit and subtle leather. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry/dry, fruity wine, with checked acidity, grippy tannins (decant for 30+ min) and a long vanilla finish. Enjoy on-its-own; drink now – 2020. The wine I tasted unfortunately had a light cork taint and though I was able to structurally asses it, the above-mentioned complexity is only a subset of what this blend should have – still my impression: NICE, score at least 88 pts. Tasted at Wines of Chile 2013 tasting in October/13 - http://grapeselections.com/wines-of-chile-2013/

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