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Carmen Wines Gran Reserva Carmenere 2009 Wine Review

Carmen Wines Gran Reserva Carmenere 2009

Carmen Wines Gran Reserva Carmenere 2009

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Carmen Wines

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury, dark and complex with a chewy, full-bodied mid-palate. Layers of black fruit with a long finish. Superbly crafted for this price.

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Leila Kerr rated this wine as 90/100
This is a rich, ripe and concentrated wine. The nose is pure, black fruits and spices
integrated deeply. Dark chocolate, paprika, ripe blueberries and tobacco melt nicely.
The wine is generous, with voluptuous tannins that are gentle, firm and concentrated.
This wine has good structure and great length added by Carignan´s vibrancy.

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