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Carmen Gran Reserva Carmenere 2011

Carmenere from Chile, South America
  • JS 90
  • TP 90
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Winemaker Notes

A red wine with strong aromas of cherry and black plum. Complex aromas and flavors from prolonged aging in barrels, giving notes of vanilla, toast, a smoky edge, and traces of fruits such as raspberry and plum; great body and length, balanced acidity, and pleasant, rounded tannins.

Critical Acclaim

JS 90
James Suckling

This shows lovely fruit with sweet tobacco. Full body, round tannins and a juicy finish. A drop of carignan makes this very cool.

TP 90
Tasting Panel

Ruby red, juicy and fragrant. This red is light-hearted and yet sturdy. Spice and dark fruit are well matched for each other in this gem, from Chile's oldest and most historic winery.

Vina Carmen

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Carmen, the oldest of the Chilean wine brands, was founded in 1850 by Christian Lanz, who named it in honor of his wife. The Claro family acquired the brand in 1985 and began the process of transforming it into a world-class winery. A new winery was completed in 1992, located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, just one hour from Chile's capital city of Santiago. Today, the winery seamlessly blends state-of-the-art technology with traditional... View More