Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenere 2014

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SKU 59828

750ml

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Deep garnet in colour with a crimson hue. On the nose this wine exhibits heady notes of raspberry, cedar and bacon fat with just a hint of fresh lavender. In the mouth an initial attack of red cherry, sweet tobacco and cinnamon gives way to just a touch of ripe bell pepper. Ripe tannins and fresh acidity combine to give good balance and length.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Chile
Region Rapel Valley
Brand Casas del Bosque
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorA well-structured and juicy style, with fresh-crushed red fruit flavors, accented by a deep well of savory herbal notes. Medium-grained tannins show on the spicy, mineral-filled finish. Drink now through 2019.

Kim Marcus, May 31, 2016
  • wa86

Wine AdvocateObviously, the 2014 Carménère Reserva is not from Casablanca, which is too cold for the grape, but from the Rapel Valley. It has a straightforward, fruit-driven nose with peppery and spicy aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with soft, polished tannins and a little bit of chocolate flavors in the finish, which is also slightly warm.

Luis Gutierrez, December 2015
  • we86

Wine EnthusiastEarthy spicy black-fruit aromas come with toasty, almost caramelized oak scents. This is drawing on the palate, so much so that it feels collapsed. Wood-dominant flavors of herbal black plum, coffee and carob finish candied and dry, with grabby tannins.

Michael Schachner, March 1, 2017

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