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13 July, 2011

Sombras del Sol 2009 Carmenère

Posted in : Carmenere, Red Wine on by : becca

Sombras del Sol 2009 Carmenère Valle Central, Chile The nose of this red wine is cayenne, allspice, and cardamom swimming in a medium of tart berries. That fruit is much more prominent when drinking. The wine is warming and on the thinner side of medium-bodied. Just-ripened blackberries dominate the palate until the spices kick in,
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26 April, 2007

Santa Alicia Reserve Carmenere 2005

Santa Alicia Reserve Carmenere 2005
Posted in : Carmenere, Red Wine on by : becca

Santa Alicia Reserve Carmenere 2005 The acidity of this wine hits you first but it mellows quickly into a cool earthiness, where you can feel the mossy dirt rub between your toes. I taste chocolate, dried strawberries, and allspice when it lingers. While all are appealing flavors, they don’t combine well. I couldn’t finish my
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