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Tastersguildny VSPT San Pedro Presenting 1865 Single Vineyard And Epica Chilean Award Winning Wines




Tastersguildny VSPT San Pedro Presenting 1865 Single Vineyard And Epica Chilean Award Winning Wines

Monday, November 16, 2015

Speaker: Luis Baldeaon, VSP Portfolio Consultant NYS Shaw-Rose International Importers

We tasted 8 of the finest wines from Chile.
We asked for one vote for favorite White, and Red.
Épica Sauvignon Blanc 2014 and 1865 Sauvignon Blanc 2014 tied for favorite White. 1865 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 is the favorite Red. A fun time was had by all. The cheese was provided by Cabot Cheese of Vermont.

 
Flight I: White Votes Full Retail Price $
Épica Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Pale yellow color. Aromas of ripe citrus and tropical fruit. Delicate, well balanced with a nice acidity. Ideal with shell fish and salads. Tied for Favorite White.
8 $10.99
1865 Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Aromas of citrus fruits, jalapeño and bell pepper. Minerals on palate with crisp acidity. Flavors of lime, gooseberry and wet stone on finish. Elegant with cleansing acidity. Tied for Favorite White.
8 $19.99
Épica Chardonnay 2013
Pale yellow color with golden highlights. Delicate floral and fruity aromas. Well balanced with fresh acidity and long finish.

4 $10.99
Flight II: Red Votes Full Retail Price $
Épica Red Blend 2014
90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Carmenere, 5% Syrah. Black plum color, ripe summer fruits. Cherry and dark cocoa on the palate with a long finish.
8 $8.00
Épica Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Bright red with purple hues. Red fruit aromas with hints of vanilla. Rich red fruit flavors and spices.
8 $9.00
1865 Carménère 2013
Dark violet color. Black fruit, ripe black plums. Blackberries and cherries, tobacco, chocolate and pepper notes on the nose. Complex big fruit, long finish. Placed second of this Flight.
10 $14.99
Épica Malbec 2012 Argentina
93% Malbec, 5%Syrah, 2% Cabernet Franc Intense garnet color. Ripe plums, strawberries, and violets on the nose. Concentrated ripe black fruit on the palate with a long finish.
3 $10.99
1865 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Deep purple-red color. Black fruit aromas of plums, black cherries and black currents, with tobacco and cedar. Big, and bold on palate with velvety tannins. Well balanced, with fruit acidity and long finish. Drink immediately or age for 6 – 8 years. The Favorite of the Red Flight.




11 $17.99
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