Casas del Bosque Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2016, Casablanca Valley

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Casas del Bosque Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2016, Casablanca Valley
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Another stunning wine from Casas del Bosque made in cool climate Casablanca Valley, this is aged in oak for six months to round out the vibrant fruit. It's packed with summer pudding fruits leading into a palate of rhubarb and red cherries layered with silky smooth tannins. Try this with white meats, medium spiced curries or earthy vegetarian dishes.

'The lush, scented, ripe Casas del Bosque Pinot Noir from Chile must be one of the best bargains at the whole show.' Oz Clarke, Three Wine Men

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Discovered this wine at a restaurant in Devon and then found it at Rude Wines - have bought it twice now and will continue to do so as it is a really good value Pinot Noir that compares very favourably with some of the best Blauburgunders costing twice the price or more. Graham
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Percentage Alcohol

14.0

Region

Casablanca Valley

Grape Variety

Pinot Noir

Country

France

Style

ArrayLight-Bodied Red, Oaked Red

Vintage

2016

Food Match

ArrayCharcuterie, Duck, Mediterranean

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The Producer

Family owned winery Casas del Bosque was founded in 1993 by Juan Cuneo Solari. The son of an Italian immigrant, he had always dreamed of having his own vineyard and chanced upon an area of the Casablanca Valley, 100k due west of Santiago, with its pine forests, olive groves and small, white abandoned adobe houses. He chose to name the winery Casas del Bosque, or “Houses of the Forest.” The winemaking team are evangelical about translating the character of the vineyard and grape in to the final wine, using longer than average skin contact to extract extra flavour from the grapes. Some vineyards are under organic management and the winery is currently beginning the process towards Wines of Chile Sustainability Certification, which is the first step on the way to organic certification.

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Winemaking

The winemaking team at Casas del Bosque work with consultant winemaker Grant Phelps. Grant arrived at the winery in 2010 although his winemaking experience in Chile stretches back over 14 years. Making wine since the age of 20, following a MSc in Viticulture and Oenology (he claims to have been breast-fed Sauvignon Blanc), Grant has worked his way through much of the winemaking world, including stints in his homeland of New Zealand, Australia, France and California.

The Region

Chile’s winemaking history goes back over 460 years, despite a relatively recent introduction to UK wine drinkers thanks to reliable, well priced wines from recognisable grape varieties. Sandwiched between the Pacific and the Andes, its dry, warm climate enjoys high temperatures which are moderated by the cooling effects of these two great forces of nature. The Casablanca Valley is a real deal ‘cool-climate’ region, a current buzz word among wine lovers which to denote a (generally) New World wine region which enjoys a more European style climate and therefore wines

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Pinot Noir

It's dangerously difficult to stop drinking this raspberry and red cherry stunner.

By Tim Atkin MW on 13th February 2019

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Lovely

Smells like the cinema (popcorn?). Lovely full flavour - tastes like berries in a trifle.

By V Perry on 13th February 2019

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Chilean

A smooth red with hints of cherry - this wine would be nice with a slight chill in the fridge.

By Ian on 11th February 2019

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Gorgonzola stuffed Chicken Breast wrapped in Pancetta

Plump for a ripe, fruity white such as Chardonnay or lighter red with silky tannins and red fruit flavour, such as New World Pinot Noir, to contrast with the salty tang that the pancetta and cheese bring to the dish. Try the Casas del Bosque for size.
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Duck Breast With Wild Mushrooms and Cream

The rich, fatty flavours of duck, combined with creamy mushrooms call for a soft, smooth red with fresh fruit flavours. Head to light or medium-bodied reds - fruity Pinot Noir, Grenache or Pinotage pair well. The Casas del Bosque Pinot Noir will go beautifully.
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When you think barbecue, it doesn't have to be just meat. This simple and tasty vegan recipe takes delicious large mushrooms, add some tasty herbs, and that smoky taste that everyone loves. Because mushrooms have a strong savoury taste, they work well with a wide range of red wines, classically Pinot Noir.
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