Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Carmenere 2007 Wine Review

Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Carmenere 2007
Rapel Valley, Chile
Community Score: 2.2/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 620666
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $12.95
Alcohol: 14%
Drink: Now
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Casillero Del Diablo
More Vintages: 2005  2008  Add New Vintage 
March 5, February 26, September 11 and July 26.

 

Natalie's Score: 86/100

Laced with dark chocolate, coffee and mocha up front with black raspberries and purple plums on the palate. Lip-smacking delicious! Hamurgers never had it so good. Carmenere food pairings: beef stew, gourmet hamburgers, grilled meats, meatloaf, ribs.

This Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Carmenere 2007 was reviewed March 24, 2009 by

 

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Reverse Wine Snob reviewed this wine as follows:

2009 Vintage:
Here at the Reverse Wine Snob, we usually open a bottle of wine at dinnertime, but most of that wine is actually consumed apart from food, usually after dinner. Given this we're not overly concerned about food pairings. And when we are, we usually determine the food first, and then choose a wine to go with it. Every once in awhile though, we taste a wine and think "This would be so good with..." This is one of those times. And what we have here is a great steak wine.

The Casillero del Diablo Carménère has some nice berry notes, is fairly smooth, and has a bit of coffee on the finish. It opened up quite nicely on day 2, so give this one some time to breathe.

Taste Rating: 7
Value (Cost) Rating: 8
Overall Rating: 7.3
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