Producer- Viña Santa Rita
Region- Central Valley
Appellation- Rapel Valley
If the Little Wooden Guy is running away you should too.
It's Wine Blogging Wednesday again, and WBW#52 comes from Cheap Wine Ratings, and the subject is Value Reds from Chile. Is this a "value red"? Well, it's $5.99, but it also isn't worth $5.99, or $4.99, or $3.99, or even $0.99. Value? Perhaps not.
The nose has some chocolate, some Slim Jim, loads of green- tomato leaves and green bell pepper. Smoked meat, blackberries and green flavors of arugula and tobacco leaves. Not much of a mid-palate. Finish is short.
After an hour or two more fruit is evident on the nose, mostly blueberry and some blackberry.
The nose has green peppers, creosote and cherries. The palate, well, let's just say "not good."