We popped the cork on this Chilean number with a couple of friends. This wine is widely available, not too costly and pairs well with a variety of foods.
When I originally bought this bottle my eyes were caught by the label on the neck proclaiming 2007 as a historic vintage for Concha y Toro premium red grapes. Due to a confluence of factors (low rain, low temperatures and low yield, the winemakers believe that 2007 is one of their best vintages.
The founder of this winery in 1891 set aside a special batch of wine. To keep the curious away he started the rumor that the devil lived in the wine cellar, the Casillero del Diablo. A legend was born – and we can enjoy some devilishly good wine today.
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