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Apaltagua Envero Carmenere

Wine Details

Vineyard

Apaltagua

Varietal

Carmenere

Style

Red

Region

Chile

Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) This unusual variety can produce some exceptionally good red wine, and this is one of the best! Think of this wine as having the charm of Merlot with the structure of Cabernet Sauvignon - a smooth, seductive wine made by one of Chile's leading winemaker's, Alvaro Espinoza. A complex offering, at a price that can't be beat, Envero is 76% Carmenere and 24% Cabernet Sauvignon. Its dark, rich fruit is complemented by eight months in French oak. All the fruit comes from the prestigious Apalta region ...

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    Mellow nose. Blackberries, strawberries and green peppers up front. Opened up well with a medium body and dryness.

    about 7 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: Good Value - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 06/08
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator