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A totally boss Carmenere

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Brand NameThe Deck
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Wine NameBig Blind Carmenere
Vintage (Year)2008
AVARapel Valley
CountryChile
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCarmenere
Wine GroupsI'll take this with chocolate
The Usual Suspects
Ladykillers
Heaven in a Bottle
Lovely reds
Alcohol %15%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

The funny thing is that of all of the Carmenere wines that I have had, most of them have been outlandishly wonderful, and this one falls in that line.

The color is a deep purple, with no leanings towards any other color. You taste oak/tannins which are in perfect balance to the dark plums and cherries; it is neither too dry, nor too grainy. You also taste some chocolate, which is a wonderful component to this wine.

The wine flows like silk, and the finish is a gentle cascade of around twelve seconds.

This is a wine to be reckoned with.

 

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