Carmen Reserva Carmenère 2013

Carmenere Carmenere
Colchagua Valley, Chile

$11.50 (169052)

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Critic Reviews (4)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

An aromatic wine with fresh black cherry and plum fruit aromas plus herbal sage and mint flavours. It is great value...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Carmanere can be tough to get the ripeness perfect. You don't want it too green but if you push the ripeness it can...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Fine example of entry level Carmenère, focusing primarily on the flexibility of the grape originating in the Gironde....

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Rather dark purplish ruby, vegetal notes in the first nose amid blackcurrant syrup, mouth to match, slightly salty...

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Community Reviews (7)

urotsukidoji
urotsukidoji

Very smooooth, great value!

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Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Blackcurrant and spice on the nose. It is juicy with soft tannins, but somewhat lacking in complexity.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Simple red, with dark fruit, and rather prominant notes of green peppers, spinach. To be honest, I have never been much of a carmenere fan, preferring it as a blending variety. On its own, especially in lower priced wines such as this, the vege notes just dominate too much. Thanksfully short finishing. Suffice it to say, I won;t be re-purchasing (even discounted at $10.45). Tasted April 2014.

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