Concha Y Toro Marques De Casa Concha Carmenère 2008, Peumo Vineyard

Carmenere Carmenere
Rapel Valley, Chile

$19.95 (169862)

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April 12, 2014

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a wonderfully lush, rich yet vibrant carmenere with classic aromas of blackcurrant, chocolate, mint,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A trifecta of regard makes this worth looking at, the least of which, at first thought, is the effect of some age....

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Community Reviews (12)

Vladimir Torres
Vladimir Torres

Have you ever looked down on Carmeneres, thinking there's a ceiling to what can be achieved with this grape?
Think again. This wine from Concha y Toro is truly great. Full bodied, fruity, with hints of chocolate, and a long round finish, this one is truly remarkable.

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Andrew Lumley
Andrew Lumley

Wow. Great excellent complexity and a long finish. Wish I could find more of these at my lcbo.

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Bob Penney
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Brooke McClelland
Brooke McClelland

This is the first bottle of carmenere I've bought in a long time because most of the carmenere I've tried in the past has been disappointing.

Hats off to the makers as this was a really nice bottle.

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Blake Kennedy
Blake Kennedy

Cassis, chocolate, mint, vanilla on the nose with woody and earthy tones underneath. Big acidity and big, cool tannins that leave a long, savory finish. Enjoyed tremendously.

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Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Unbelievably smooth and flawless from start to finish. It did not show much complexity. This is ideal to serve to non-wine-savvy guests, and very pleasant at any time.

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David Brodati
David Brodati

Deep ruby Carmenere with a slight purple hue. Cooked dark fruit, prune, medicinal/iodine, menthol, earthy forest funk that disipates with some air. Full bodied, with unabashed oak touches (chocolate, vanilla, cedar) but not out of balance. Very long finish with some heat. Tannins are mellowing but there's still some grip. Maybe not a lot of finesse, but an enjoyable wine with the right elements. For those that aren't sure about Carmenere, this is worth trying. June 2014.

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fleece 57
fleece 57
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Philip Coville
Philip Coville

Smooth easy drinking crowd pleaser.

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Tony  G
Tony G

A bit disappointing given the rating. Pleasant but not outstanding in my opinion.

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Purple Moose
Purple Moose

Nice complexity on the nose overall, but there is a strong animal muskiness that overwhelms the other, more pleasant notes of vanilla, cassis and citrus. Certainly more elegant than many carmeneres, and generally enjoyable. There is harsh acidity, however. The other reviews are overstated, in my view.

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