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Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Carmenère 2012 Wine Review

Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Carmenère 2012

Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Carmenère 2012

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Alicia

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Chocolate and mint aromas on the nose with lots of black fruit, oak and tannin on the palate. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with hamburgers.

Carmenère food pairings: pizza, T-bone steaks, bison burgers, tomato-based dishes.

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This Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Carmenère 2012 was reviewed on March 7, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Alex: High toned tomato leaf and green pepper on the nose, followed up by chocolate covered black plums and raspberries. Dense, pie-like fruit on the palate, vanilla and a supple texture, moderate acidity, balanced alcohol and chewy tannin. Good!
87 pts
Carmenère is one of Chile's signature red wine grapes. The Ammonite featured on the wine label (seashell) appeared 400 million years ago and has been extinct for 65 million years. The fossils of this sea creature abound in the higher Andes Mountains where the irrigation for these vineyards originates. - Community Wine Reviews

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