Errazuriz Single Vineyard Don Maximiano Estate Carmenère 2008
|Aconcagua Valley, Chile|
Natalie's Score: 89/100
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 143180
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.
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Errazuriz Single Vineyard Don Maximiano Estate Carmenère 2008 Wine Review
Vintages Wine Panel: This is an exceptional Carmenère that displays the virtues of this grape. Deep ruby colour with raspberry, smoke, sweet herbs (marjoram), blueberry, vanilla and spice. Dry, intensely fruity and spicy, with balancing acids and mid-palate tannins. The fruit smoothes the whole package out beautifully. Full bodied with a surprisingly long finish. Ageable 2-4+ years. My note: Love the juicy, plummy, berry-ripe flavours! Lip-smacking delicious. Full-bodied. 4.4/5 Carmenère food pairings: roast leg of lamb.
This Errazuriz Single Vineyard Don Maximiano Estate Carmenère 2008 was reviewed March 6, 2010 by Natalie MacLean
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|Dan Trcka rated this wine as 4.6/5 with the following review:|
This full bodied Carmenere has beautiful aromas of vanilla and black cherry and subtle notes of smoke, pine, green pepper and Earth. It has a bit disjoint composition until it really opens up (about 1 hr). It has subtle to refined tannins and a long, yet slightly metallic finish which doesn’t impede its quality. This wine is best when opened for 1.5 hrs until about 2.5 hours, after which it starts to slowly decay. I think it will be much better in couple of years when the flavours become more amalgamated. My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL. Buy 3-6 bottles for cellaring. Tasted Apr/10.
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