Terranoble Gran Reserva Carmenère 2011, Maule Valley

Carmenere Carmenere
Maule Valley, Chile

$19.95 (957050)

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89 pts
5
May 02, 2015

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This distinctive, great value carmenere shows very lifted blackcurrant/cranberry fruit, minty/arugula greenness,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A classic, fruity-herbal-liqueur-driven carmenere with a wallop of sweet herbs and black fruit and excellent depth...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very intensely smoky and meaty carmenere with more of South African flare than Chilean. Intense with fruit that is...

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Community Reviews (2)

Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Sara describes it best, except that I did not find it intriguing, is simply did not work for me at all. Lucky I have someone else to finish it for me.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

A disappointing if not altogether unpleasant Carménère, this shallow Gran Reserva opens with Cab-like cassis and other deep purple fruit before turning more Syrah-like, in a rather uninviting way, with meat, earth, and black pepper. It tastes quite a bit better than it smells, with characteristic green pepper and herbal notes adding belated complexity, but even then it doesn't have all that much to recommend it.

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