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60 Ratings
Santa Rita Carmenere Reserva
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Santa Rita

Varietal

Carménère

Style

Red

Region

Rapel ValleyChile

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Its rich aroma mingles red fruit and a subtle nuance of spices. On the palate, its soft, savory tannins are balanced by its lush fruit and spice characteristics. A sensational well rounded and lingering wine, resulting in a rich, smooth finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From «nv» Vintage) Fermented at temperatures ranging from 77-82°F. Regular pumping over is conducted by hand. Maceration time varies according to the harvest. This wine is typically aged 12-14 months in French oak barrels (1/3 new, 1/3 one-year-old and 1/3 2-year-old).

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/99
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/98