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Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay

I’ve written about many different wines from Concha y Toro. After all, they are the biggest wine producer in Chile and Chile is a great source for good wines at a reasonable cost — bargains, in other words.

Given its size, it’s no surprise that Concha y Toro has several different brands that sell at different price points. The Marques de Casa Concha isn’t the cheapest of their brands, but it’s still a great value. This particular wine has a suggested retail price of $22, but you can likely find it for $20 or less, depending on where you shop.

This chardonnay comes from the Limarí Valley region in Chile, a cool desert climate with an exceptionally long growing season. I noticed this wine is whopping 14.5% alcohol, which is fairly potent for a chardonnay and a result of well-ripened grapes. And the flavor that it delivers is fantastic.

Apple, pear, lemon and nutty aromas give this wine a pleasant nose. The palate is similar, offering plenty of pear and apple flavors with hazelnut flavor showing on the mid-palate. It finishes long with pear, lemon and salty minerals. The mouthfeel is slightly creamy and pleasant. The acidity is good. Overall, this is a very nice chardonnay.

Wine: Marques de Casa Concha, Chardonnay
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2015
Alcohol: 14.5%
Rating: 90
Price: $22.00
Disclosure: This wine was received as a media sample.

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Tim is the founder and chief reviewer at Cheap Wine Ratings since 2007.

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