Straight from the Devil’s locker.
The direct translation of Casillero is “pigeon hole” or “locker”.
From their website, I would guess that they are making reference to the Devil’s personal collection but let’s not get caught up on semantics.
It’s no secret that Xavier and I eat at Cacique a lot. I mean a lot.
I’ve had this Cabernet Sauvignon twice at Cacique and still liked it enough to get a bottle of my very own.
Caserillo del Diablo doesn’t mess around. This is the best Cabernet Sauvignon I’ve had. It’s got just the right amount of everything: right amount of oak, right amount of fruit, right amount of smooth finish, and generally the right amount of awesome.
I often find Cab to be a little full bodied, too bold, too much upper cut to the upper palate, but Caserillo del Diablo is not like that at all. It’s silky smooth and seriously dangerous. The bottle disappears very easily.
Other pertinent facts: NO red wine headache.
This is the first wine from Chile that I’ve had and I have to say that maybe Kricket is onto something. Chile tastes good.