Outstanding 96 points to Don Melchor 2015
US magazine Wine Spectator has awarded the 2015 vintage of Don Melchor an outstanding 96 points, the highest rating it has ever given to a Chilean wine.
In its latest weekly Insider update, giving a preview of the best wines that the editors have tasted lately, US magazine Wine Spectator has awarded the 2015 vintage of Don Melchor an outstanding 96 points. To date this is the highest rating that the magazine has given to a Chilean wine, in a joint first place with the 2003, 2005, and 2014 vintages of Don Melchor. Wine Spectator also listed it as one of its Hot Wines, for exceptional vintages with high scores.
Don Melchor 2015 – the 29th vintage since the label was launched – has been described by master winemaker Enrique Tirado as one of the best in all of that illustrious history, with a unique and exceptional character.
This remarkable rating is just the latest in Don Melchor’s many historic achievements with Wine Spectator, which has selected it nine times as one of the World’s Top 100 Wines – thrice making the top ten – in a testament to its position as one of the finest expressions of Cabernet Sauvignon made in Chile or anywhere else in the world.
Don Melchor 2015
96 points – Hot Wine
An elegant and rich-tasting red, full of concentrated red plum, cherry and currant flavors, backed suave, medium-grained tannins. The finish offers a caressing palate of lush spice, cocoa powder and cream nuances. —K.M.