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Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenère 2015 Wine Review

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenère 2015

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenère 2015

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Viña Tarapacá

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Stunningly great value! So juicy and savoury, lip-smackingly delicious. Lusciously rich and velvet-textured with fleshy sweetly ripe black plums in this classic Chilean red wine. The wine is matured in both American and French barrels for 8 months. Mocha-chocolate finish. Pair with grilled chicken.

Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, game, pork, turkey with heavy sauce.

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This Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Carmenère 2015 was reviewed on November 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Melanie Lloyd rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of cedar and black tea come forward first on the nose followed by dark berries. In terms of flavours, the dark berries follow through on the palate, the tannins are structured but well incorporated, and there is a nice long cocoa finish.

Tasted November 2017
Fantastic value for this dry, lush and juicy, full-bodied Chilean Carmenère form the Maipo Valley. Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva (2015) is a savoury, ripe black plum and mocha on the palate. The wine is matured in both American and French barrels for 8 months. Pair with grilled chicken. Drink now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews

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