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Magnotta Winery Grand Reserva Carménère 2012 Wine Review

Magnotta Winery Grand Reserva Carménère 2012

Magnotta Winery Grand Reserva Carménère 2012

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $29.00

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Magnotta

Agent: Magnotta Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Full-bodied, luscious and smooth with many layers of black plum flavour. An extraordinary Carmenere. Pair with grilled lamb.

This Magnotta Winery Grand Reserva Carménère 2012 was reviewed on December 3, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Light and bright. Bright strawberry and cherry on the palate. Some pepper and light spicy notes come through on the palate along with some light tannin. This wine would be great with a variety of food, but could be great with lamb or richer pork dishes.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas of dark plums, dried herbs, and spruce-bough. The taste is full and smooth, carrying through with the same notes as the aroma, as well as the classis Carmanere green-ness. This wine screams for lamb.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby with purple hues, this Carmenere is showing very well. Gorgeous aromas of dark cherry and sweet baking spice. Medium-full body great balance between acidity and tannins. Great finish of dark fruit with a hint of black pepper. Tasted November 29, 2015.
Terry Jeans - Certified S rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

From Magnotta's own vineyard in Miapo Valley. Nice aromas of dark fruits, cedar, and smoke. Good balance of acidity, fruit and decent tannins. I would pair this with a red meat, something that can handle this full-bodied Carmenere.

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