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Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenère 2014 Wine Review

Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenère 2014

Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenère 2014

Rapel Valley, Chile

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 12

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Casas del Bosque

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A rich, full-bodied Chilean red wine made from the country's signature red wine grape Carmenere. Aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Made from grapes grown in the Rapel Valley that are hand-harvested in May. The grapes were crushed and de-stemmed in stainless steel tanks. The wine was aged in French oak barrels for 10 months. Pair with roast beef. Tremendous value.

Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with heavy sauces, wild boar, bison chili.

This Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenère 2014 was reviewed on August 27, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Nice nose full of spices and blackberries. Great mouth with acidity, fruit and some complexity for a wine in that price range. Highly enjoyable. This would be great with a steak or brazilian bbq.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This 2014 Carmenère has an elegant structure with complex aromas and flavors. Cherry, plum, blackberry and fresh tarragon are present on the nose. Mouth-watering acidity and velvety tannins on the palate with flavors of blackberry, black pepper and fresh herbs. Tasted January 31, 2016.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenere 2014 is a full bodied wine that features aromas and flavours of cherry, blackberry and spice. Tasted January 31, 2016 (88/100)
Gwen Barton rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas of dark black fruit with hints of pine and oregano. Flavours of dark fruit, vanilla and vegetal notes with robust tannins. Nice example of. Carmenere with low price point .
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A rich full-bodied Carmenere made from hand-harvested grapes. Lots of spicy, plummy notes, with the spice notes leading the way. Aged in French oak 10 mos.
Tasted Sept. 2016
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lots of earthy notes, along with spice and berries. Aromas carry through on the palate, smooth tannin and nice acidity. Try this with a marinated steak.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Very earthy on the nose. Fruity and acidic. Spices on the finish. Tasted Jan31/16
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Earth and black and red fruit on the nose. The palate offers cherry, plum, vanilla and some mocha. Tannins were soft and finished nicely.
This full-bodied Chilean red wine is made from Carmenère grapes, originally thought to be extinct but now planted widely in Chile. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again


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