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San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2016 Wine Review

San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2016

San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2016

Maule Valley D.O., Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Another stellar vintage for this single vineyard Carmenère rocks! Carmenère is the flagship red wine of Chile. Loving the layers of fleshy black plums. Lots of concentration and length. Velvet texture on the palate. The wines from San Pedro's 1865 line come from its own vineyard planted with a specific variety. The Carmenère comes from the winery's property in the Maule Valley, with rolling hillside vineyards averaging 20 years of age and planted in alluvial soil with angular stones to control plant vigour. This robust red wine finishes with notes of cassis and dried tobacco. Great balance and depth. Try it with a rack of lamb tonight. Highly recommended.

Carmenère food pairings: venison, ratatouille, rabbit stew, bison steaks.

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This San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenère 2016 was reviewed on November 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 771394
  • $16.81 
  • 1,654 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

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

Amazing value and tons of flavour. Aromas of plum, black cherry and cassis with a hint of smoke and some dried herbaceous notes. Full bodied and smooth on the palate, with plush plum and raisin flavours on the palate, drying tannins, with graphite and mineral notes on the finish. Enjoy with marinated beef kebabs.
This is a great value medium-plus-bodied Carmenère from the Maule Valley wine region. San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards 2016 is a single vintage Carmenère with layers of fleshy black plums, ripe red cherry and berry fruit, smoke and grilled herbs. It has it all. Drink now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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