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Carmen Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017 Wine Review

Carmen Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017

Carmen Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017

El Peñasco Vineyard, Apalta, Colchagua Valley D.O., Chile

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Carmen

Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Carmen Gran Reserva is a classic Chilean Carmenère from the El Peñasco Vineyard, Apalta in the Colchagua Valley. Dark ruby in the glass, intense cherry, sweet tobacco and dark chocolate aromas with dark cherry, sweet cake spice and dark chocolate on the plate. Delicious. Pair with a grilled prime rib.

Carmenère food pairings: lamb, pasta, venison, char-grilled burgers, tamarind-marinated steaks.

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This Carmen Gran Reserva Carmenère 2017 was reviewed on May 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

From the Colchagua region of Chile comes a young and delicious 2017 Carmenere Gran Reserva from Carmen winery. Rich aromas of black plum, mission fig, green peppercorn, vanilla and sandalwood. Rich flavors with a lengthy fruity finish, this full-bodied wine will satisfy any amateur of Carmenere wine. The journey trough the palate provides notes of dark skin plum, blackberry, black pepper, sweet tobacco, caramel and sandalwood. Enjoy!
Carmen 2017 is a brambly, full-bodied Gran Reserva Carmenère. Wine grapes are sourced from the Apalta Wine Region in the Colchagua Valley. Nicely layered with ripe bramble berry, sweet tobacco and spice. Finishes long and satisfying. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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