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Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Carmenère 2014 Wine Review

Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Carmenère 2014

Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Carmenère 2014

Rapel Valley, Chile

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Santa Carolina

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

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Santa Carolina. Robust and brooding with exceptional value, like the rest of the wines in the Santa Carolina line-up. Big black fleshy fruit, loaded with toasty oak, tar and smoke. This full-bodied Chilean red wine is made from the country's signature red grape Carmenere. Features aromas of dark spice, graphite, mint, and cedar. Endless, deep and rich. Discuss world domination over a rare piece of filet mignon. MINE: This full-bodied Chilean wine was aged for 14 months in oak barrels. Concentrated flavours of black fruit, dark spice, anise and smoke. OTHER: NOTE: The dark, opaque and concentrated 2014 Carmenere Reserva de Familia manages what is difficult to achieve with the grape: freshness. It does have the cigar ash, roasted pepper and chocolate aromas of the grape, but the palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, good balance and that freshness. Drink Date: 2017-2020. Score - 90 (Luis Gutierrez, robertparker.com, April 28, 2017. - Community Wine Reviews
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