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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Bodegas Carchelo C 2009
Bodegas Carchelo C 2009
(search item no. 106977)
Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense and full purple red color.

Aroma: Expressive, richness in fruit, blackberries, modern fruit driven.

Good structure, mouth filling, powerful, black fruit from Monastrell, juicy and refreshing Tempranillo with spiciness from Cabernet Sauvignon.

My Notes:

Additional wines from Bodegas Carchelo:

  • 2012 C (search item no. 133345)

About Bodegas Carchelo:

Bodegas Carchelo dates from the early 1980s and pioneering efforts to modernize viticulture in what had been a backwater viticultural region. Founding partner Juan Sierva's nearly 700 acres of prime vineyards are widely distributed in the region, at widely varying altitudes and exposures. Varieties grown feature Monastrell (in France Mourvèdre, both ungrafted head-pruned and wire-trained vineyards) plus Syrah, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.