This Viña Correa Albano Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 is from the Central Valley of Chile. Of course, this wine makes me think of our son Tony because he spent last summer hiking around South America (and sampling the wines among other things).
This is, not surprisingly, a wine we both are enjoying very much. It has everything we like in a wine. The nose is grassy and bitter (in a good way). The taste is dark chocolate, cherries, and a touch of vanilla. The tannins are dense and firm.
Because we are experiencing a warm and lovely October weekend in Michigan, we are going to grill steak tonight, which is why I chose this wine.
Our son Tommy is playing in his band “The Ben Daniels Band” tonight in downtown Ann Arbor. He plays the bass guitar and the band is very good (and I’m not just saying that because I am the mom)…