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In Situ Viña San Esteban Carmenere 2012

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There are 6 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Nick Onischuk rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The In Situ Vina San Esteban Carmenere 2012 is a great buy. This full bodied wine features aromas and flavours of plum, red berry fruit, and spice. Tasted January 31, 2016 (89/100)
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of cassis, new leather, black pepper, and a touch of green pepper. The taste is rich red and black berries, with a hint of black pepper.
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Bright fruit aromas, cherry and other berries, with a hint of pepper. Spice mixed with the fruit on the palate. medium tannin, medium to long finish. Great wine to try with pork tenderloin.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Dark ruby in color with loads of fruit on the nose - cassis, blueberry, black plum, baking spice and floral notes. Medium-bodied with medium tannins, the palate is presented with blueberry, plum and baking spice with a black pepper finish. Pair with lamb and beef dishes. Tasted January 31, 2016.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Fully ripe fruit on the nose. Fruity and flavourful with a long tannic finish. Could benefit from some cellar time. Tasted Jan 31/16
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Pleasantly surprised by the fruity nose…
Presentation: I really like the label. I like the colours, the font, and the red dots that make it look like a tuxedo.
Appearance: Medium ruby
Nose: Fruity (blackberries, passion fruit, blueberries), green peppers, white pepper, and a touch of flowers in the back
Taste: Sour cherries, leather, green peppers.
Finish: leather, pepper.
Overall impression: An easy, fruit forward wine with some complexity in the back. Would be good with a variety of cheeses, red meats and pastas. Would definitely try this wine again.
Value: 4 out of 5




Natalie's Review

In Situ Viña San Esteban Carmenere 2012, Aconcagua Valley, Chile: Outstanding wine for the money! Produced by San Esteban, this robust Chilean red wine comes from the winery's Winemakers Selection. It offers aromas of 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 warm 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. Drink: 2015-2017. 37952 14.50% XD 750 mL  $15.95 Score: 88/100. January 31, 2016 Best Value Red Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review

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