April 23, 2019
Casillero del Diablo achieved an extraordinary recognition in the latest report published by the American wine critic James Suckling. The varieties of the Reserva line Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc received a solid 90 points for their 2018 vintages.
It is the second time that Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon has received this score, as well as being highlighted as an “Amazing Value” wine. As for the Sauvignon Blanc, it was the first time the wine received 90 points in the prestigious report.
Suckling referred to the Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon as “an attractive red that shows citrus, blackcurrants and herbs. Medium body, fine tannins and a crisp finish”, while describing the Sauvignon Blanc as “a fresh and clean white that shows green apples, melon and limes. Light to medium body, zesty acidity and a fruity finish.”
About James Suckling
With more than 30 years writing about different wines around the world, James Suckling is considered one of the most influential global wine critics. For many years he was the editor at The Wine Spectator, one of the most celebrated magazines in the wine world and today he publishes his own website jamessuckling.com.
Every year, James Suckling travels to Chile and tries hundreds of Chilean wines, creating a ranking that includes the different scores as well as reviewing each wine. Every year he tastes at least 16,000 wines as he travels the world.