With Steve's Wine Bar
with Chilean wine expert Carlos Miquel.
Shelter In Place will be different this Saturday
from 6:00 – 7:30 PM Central Time.
• Did you know that Chile exports more wine than the US?
About a half billion dollars more.
• Did you know Chile has some of the oldest vines in the world? Unaffected by phylloxera, Chile never had to graft to resistant stock.
• Did you know Chile is the 7th largest producer of wine? Chile has seen the most growth among the major producers over the past 5 years.
Purchase 2 bottles of our Featured Chilean wines by Thursday
and join us Saturday April 25 at 6:00 PM for a Zoom call when we interview Carlos Miquel and examine the history of Chile and their incredible wines.
All featured wines have been rated 92 points or better by several renowned professionals!
The Session Link will be emailed to you prior to the event on Saturday.
• Featured Chilean Wines included in this special offer are: (Buy at least two)
- Vina Chocalan "Vitrum" Red Blend. $31
- Vina Chocalan "Alexia" Red Blend $54
- Calyptra Grand Reserve "Assemblage" Red Blend $44
- Calyptra Inedito Limited Edition Red Blend $60
- Calyptra Zahir 100% Cabernet Sauvignon $75
It’s your choice.
Order wines online and pick the wines up this Friday or Saturday. Drink one, both or all of them before the class, save them for the class or watch the class and then drink them. It's your choice.
We have a limit on available wines in Texas, so order soon before they run out.
JOIN US for a SIP SESSION from Chile
Carlos has been in the wine industry for over 20 years representing Chilean wineries in the USA, in 2014 he saw the opportunity to set up an importing business for smaller, family owned , estate grown and bottled wineries. He is currently the importer for both Viña Calyptra and Viña Chocalan from Chile in the US, and is a certified WSET wine educator.
A Little More About the Wines:
ALEXIA: 70% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot.
Powerful deep bouquet combining black fruit, cassis with fresh spice and hint of menthol notes. Well integrated notes of cedar in balance with cherry licorice. Fleshy on the palate, rich and concentrated wine, build on tight tannins that will ensure long keeping. Lush and velvety texture with a long ﬁnish. Decanting is recommended.
VITRUM: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Syrah, 8% Cabernet Franc, 8% Malbec, 4% Carmenère, 2% Petit Verdot.
Brilliant and deep ruby red color. A powerful and expressive nose, sweet and spicy notes. This wine offers ripe red fruits aromas and jam. Great character and structure in the mouth, it is a bodied wine with a good volume. Soft and ﬁrm tannins that provides a high potential of ageing. Creamy, with anisette notes that melts with smoky and chocolate bitter ﬂavors.
CALYPTRA GRAND RESERVA "ASSEMBLAGE": 67% Syrah, 33% Merlot
A wine with a beautiful dark ruby-red color with violet highlights. Outstanding fruit with a nose full of red berries, black cherry, black pepper, hints of violets. Those elements come through on the palate with fresh black and red fruit, revealing a full-bodied wine. This wine opens generously, very silky and lush on the palate. In mid palate, it is round and velvety with very fine tannins and the excellent acidity enhance its liveliness and balance.
Decanting is recommended for at least 1 hour.
It has a cellaring potential of 10 to 15 years.
CALYPTRA "INEDITO": Cabernet Sauvignon: 58%; Merlot: 25%; Syrah: 17%
Dark ruby-red color. A powerful wine with very good level of soft and rounded tannins. On the palate, it is perfectly balanced, full-bodied and superbly voluptuous on the mid-palate with extremely fine, firm, and sweet tannins. Each bottle is numbered. The wine is elegant and has a very well defined character. With an excellent cellaring potential.
CALYPTRA "ZAHIR": 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
A wine with a beautiful dark red color with ruby-red highlights. Subtle on the nose, with a big range of aromas that shows an amazing complexity. Red fruits such as cherry, plums, cassis, and raspberry. A robust wine with very good level of soft and rounded tannins. The wine is elegant and has a very well defined character. On the palate, it is perfectly balanced, full-bodied and superbly voluptuous on the mid-palate with extremely fine, firm, and sweet tannins. Its out-standing acidity gives the wine a youthful, refreshing feeling. Its structure gives this wine cellaring potential of at least 30 years.