1999 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Mapa Merlot, Rapel Valley

Producer: Baron Philippe de Rothschild Maipo
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: Chile, The Central Valley, Rapel Valley
Appellation: Rapel Valley
Date tasted: 17 January 2004
Price when tasted: £5.99

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Tasting notes


<li> herbaceous yet ripe red <li> well made and juicy <br><br> This is Baron de Rothschild's latest venture in Chile and is one of three wines from a range, each made from 100% of the varietal. This Merlot displays green pepper and a very minty, herbac


Displays green pepper and a very minty, herbaceous nose. Elegant with good fruit weight and high acidity, it tastes riper than the nose suggests. Smooth finish and a good length.

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