Moscatel

Frank Cornelissen

Susucaru Seventh Edition Rosato Malvasia Blend 2018

Frank appeals to the lover of raw wine - crunchy, cidery, angular, untouched. I appreciate his wine but I don’t think they live up to his cult status or clamor for allocation. Well made but not extremely well made.

This was, for the most part, exactly what I thought it’d be. It’s very good. Backboned and domesticated. A pale crimson and aromas of fresh raspberries and dark tilled soil. Dirt. Ten days of skin contact - dark like Claret with weight and tannin, but elegance and roundness from white grapes. Flavors of tart raspberries and wild strawberry - salts and minerals.
— 11 days ago

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Ely Cohn

Ely Cohn

@Kyle Harvey I’ve never been lucky enough to try either. Hope to though! Thanks for the thoughts
Ted Corvey

Ted Corvey

@Kyle Harvey agree. I would suggest his cult status stemmed from his Crus, not his entry level. I enjoy all of his wines, but I would agree about the Rosato and Rosso and could certainly see given the hype surrounding Frank why one would be underwhelmed drinking only those wines. @Ely Cohn if you see any single cru’s jump on them!
Josh Morgenthau

Josh Morgenthau

Great notes. I had a bottle of the 2018 susucaru rosato that was extremely reductive and never fully showed... a big disappointment. Glad to hear that it was probably a one off.

Frank Cornelissen

Susucaru Nineth Edition Rosato Malvasia Blend 2018

Nearly hopelessly reductive... But after maybe an hour of aeration it started to show some pretty floral aromas amid the funk and barnyard. Had that quality of some rosatos of being truly in between a red and what you’d expect of a rose... good acid and cherry flavors, crunchy tannins and the Malvasia adds some high tone jasmine perfume. Extremely reductive but could have been just this bottle... — 11 days ago

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Jorge Ordoñez & Co.

#2 Victoria Málaga Moscatel

Nice and lite - perfect with tapas dessert selection. Not too sweet. They have it listed with the ports but it’s definitely not. — a month ago

Roberto Henriquez

Rivera Del Notro Moscatel Blend

Skin-contact blend of Moscatel de Alejandria (40%), Semillon (40%) and Corinto or Chasselas (20%), from vineyards in cool-climate Itata, harvested and fermented separately and then blended. Elegant, notes of resin/pine on the nose — a month ago

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Viña González Bastias

Naranjo Valle del Maule Moscatel Blend

One of my favourites. Tannins, stone fruit. Amazing with my smashed cucumber salad. — a month ago

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Partida Creus

Vinel.lo Garnatxa Blanca Blend

Floral and salty, almost clean/sterile nose - briney punch in the face with grapefruit, lemon, and olive. Almost effervescent it packs so big a punch. Love this. — 3 days ago

Bodegas Bentomiz

Ariyanas Terruño Pizarroso Dulce Moscatel de Alejandría 2008

Fruity and enjoyable sweet wine with almost a nutty taste and lots of tropical fruit. It went well with my curry. — 25 days ago

Vinícola Infinito

Supernova Infinito Grenache Blanc Moscatel

Olor a pers y cítricos, sabor a pera, muy fresco — a month ago