MontGras Reserva Carmenere 2006

Carmenere from Chile, South America

Price: $12.99 $9.89
Save $3.10 (24%)
Item No. 91411
  • WS88
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Deep violet red

Bouquet: Powerful aromas of spices, wild herbs and vanilla.

Taste: Well-rounded, with subtle fruit flavors and soft tannins leading to a velvety finish.

Serving suggestions: Best served with spicy entrées, steak and rich cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"A tasty, textbook version of the grape, with modest toast, a fleshy texture and ripe plum and black cherry notes that linger on the tobacco-tinged finish."
88 Points

Customer Reviews Sign In to Add Your Own

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Awsome smooth wine bursting with flavor.
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

Jon Loessin - Columbus, TX (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This is oe of he bet comercially available less expenive wines I have ever had. It is fantasticif you are a fan of deep bold dry reds. I keep going back for more and am covinced that it is the best wine I have consumed in the last two years. For its price, it ranks as an excellent, top-notch vintge.
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

Learn About MontGras Map ItMap It

VIÑA MONTGRAS, located in Chile"s Colchagua Valley, was established in the early 1990s by brothers Hernán and Eduardo Gras, together with their business partner Cristián Hartwig. Santiago Margozzini serves as head winemaker, with renowned California winemaker Paul Hobbs serving as consultant. Colchagua Valley, a serene sub-valley of Rapel, is situated in Chile"s Central Region...

Read More About MontGras

Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

Read More About Chile

Learn About Carmenere

Carmenere(car-men-YEHR) Chilean Jewel Carmenere is yet another grape that was eventually exiled from the Bordeaux blend. In the late 1800's, Carmenere was brought over to Chile from France, and it never turned back. For a while, Chilean growers thought this grape was Merlot and labeled their wines as such. But in the early nineties, thanks to DNA...

Read More About Carmenere

WWI66131_2006

About Professional Ratings

close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)
Sign up and Save:

Be the first to know about new arrivals, recently rated wines and special promotions.


Sign up now to receive your welcome offer!

Email Address:
Verify Email Address:
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
Date of Birth:
(must be over 21)
 


Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup