Monday, April 13, 2009
Baron Philippe de Rothschild 2007 Carmenere Reserva (Chile)
Yup, that Baron Philippe de Rothschild. It seems that all the big French houses are realizing the potential of making wine in Chile, it's the old adage of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em. The colour of this this inw amazing - a great deep purple ... the nose is plum, blueberry, mint, chocolate and cinnamon; the palate is a little simple, but I take that to be it s jeunesse (must speak a little French in this review) - sweet plums and spiced-blackberry ... these flavours will expand with a little time in bottle - we'll check back in t afew years.