I don't know much about wine and just wanted a place to log the stuff I have tried so I know what to buy when I want "Something good" - Grading is for my personal likes and not to any "Standard" =) I like it when it is smooth, a little on the dry side, no Oak and light on the tannins.

LaPlaya 2008 Carmenere

Chile, Colchagua Valley
Nice and smooth - Light tannins Repurchas e=A
Vineyard: LaPlaya
Color: Red
Year: 2008
Country: Chile
Logged on: 2010-11-23
Region: Colchagua Valley
Grape: Carmenere
Date Drank: 2010-11-20
Price: $ 9.99
Size: Bottle 750ml
Purchase Location: Wine Shop
Taste: Smooth
Finish: Rich Light tannins
Positives: Price is right
Negatives: none
Buy Again? Yes


Be the first to comment!

Add a Comment

Only Registered Users may comment

logabottle Recent Wine News

  -  Happy Anniversary!
  -  Wine shipment bill has support from majority of Maryland lawmakers
  -  Australian winemaker debuts new red wine at Walgreens Drugstores
  -  Taste the wine, not the label
  -  Will Napa Valley Cabernet Be Saved By Ranking It?
  -  10 most memorable wines of 2010
  -  Completing your wine gifts
  -  Champagne: you can eat food with it
  -  Good affordable Burgundy. Oxymoron? Not.
  -  Party wines: The Chronicle recommends
  -  A Drink to Disenfranchisement
  -  Champagne: How to choose new favorites
  -  Affordable wines in Chronicle top 100
  -  The Lost Grape of Bordeaux
  -  Conversation Pieces: A compendium of useless yet mildly interesting wine facts

search all logs

Most Frequently Logged


  -  Robert Mondavi
  -  Ravenswood
  -  Clos Du Bois
  -  Barboursville
  -  Concha y Toro


  -  California
  -  South Australia
  -  Bordeaux
  -  Mendoza Province
  -  Washington


  -  Cabernet Sauvignon
  -  Pinot Noir
  -  Syrah/Shiraz
  -  Merlot
  -  Chardonnay