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63 Ratings
Santa Rita Carmenere Reserva
$8.99 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Santa Rita

Varietal

Carmenere

Style

Red

Region

Chile

Wine Description

(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.

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    The 2009 Carmenere Medalla Real is nicely framed by its oak. Aromas of pain grille, graphite, dark chocolate, plum, and blackberry are followed by a medium- to full-bodied, layered, full-flavored wine with enough structure to evolve for 2-3 years at which point it could well merit an outstanding rating. As is, it is an outstanding value. Score - 89. (Jay Miller, erobertparker.com, Feb. 2012)

    over 1 year
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    Not to dry. A lite cab

    over 3 years
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    nice

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/98
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/99