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In Situ Winemakers Selection, San Esteban Carmenere 2010 Wine Review

In Situ Winemakers Selection, San Esteban Carmenere 2010

In Situ Winemakers Selection, San Esteban Carmenere 2010

Aconcagua, Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: In Situ

Agent: M.C.O.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Outstanding wine for the money! Cassis and cedar with full-bodied richness. This wine is named after the river that divides it in half. The region of Aconcagua in Chile is extremely hot and dry, ideal for ripening rich, full-bodied red wines. It's supple and layered on the palate, like liquid velvet. I'd drink this wine with hearty meat dishes.

Carmenere food pairings: pork tenderloin.

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This In Situ Winemakers Selection, San Esteban Carmenere 2010 was reviewed on May 25, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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As one of Chile’s hottest and driest regions, Aconcagua has a well earned reputation for producing superb red wines. Nice concentration of aromas and flavours here, with lots of red berry and earthy tones. The finish is quite long and spicy with a nice apple-cider composition. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, April 2012

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