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Carla Chiaro Reserve J. Carelli Malbec 2009 Wine Review

Carla Chiaro Reserve J. Carelli Malbec 2009

Carla Chiaro Reserve  J. Carelli Malbec 2009

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2011-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Carla Chiaro

Agent: Lamprecht International

Natalie's Score: 86/100

A full-bodied, straight-forward wine with black fruit and toasty oak.

Malbec food pairings: grilled lamb chops, veal steaks.

This Carla Chiaro Reserve J. Carelli Malbec 2009 was reviewed on July 7, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The 2009 Carla Chiaro Reserve Malbec is a Silver Medal winner at the 2011 Argentina Wine Show. It is a medium bodied, fruity to integrated wine, with intense aromas of cherry, almond, green underbrush, honey, oak, coconut and vanilla. It is on the acidic side, has chalky tannins that are refined to tannic (decant for 15-30 min) and a medium, silky finish. This food friendly wine can be drunk now or cellared for 5-10 years, with the potential to improve. My impression: NICE, 90 pts - recommended buy with cellaring potential, especially at this price. Aug/12.

Silver Medal winner at the 2011 Argentina Wine Show. A really well crafted Malbec that is remarkably light on its feet. Opens with big aromas of blackberry and raspberry. On the palate it’s tasty with a nice, bright finish. Source: Vintages Wine Catalogue.

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