Viña Casablanca El Bosque Carmenère 2008, Rapel Valley

Carmenere Carmenere

$14.95 (199836)

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November 27, 2010

Community Reviews (2)

Rob Porter
Rob Porter

I have to admit, I could not wait for the 30 minutes to decant this, and ia have to say that I simply love this, absolutely love this.
It is a great medium to full bodies wine with beautiful berry's, hints of vanilla, smooth, delightful.
My only issue is that inventory is getting scarce, and there is now way that the other 3 bottles are going to last the 5 years of cellaring recommended. This would be gold after that I have to assume.

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2008 Viña Casablanca El Bosque Carmenère is medium bodied, with nice aromas of fruity to integrated blackberry, bilberry, smoke and vanilla. Surprisingly, no vegetal notes are present. Tannins are refined to tannic (decant for 30 or more minutes) and the finish is medium and smooth. This wine is good now or can be aged for 5 to 10 years. My impression: NICE, 89.5 - recommended try especially at this price point. Tasted Feb/11.

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