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Date Printed: 5/1/2016
Calina Carmenere 2001
Calina Carmenere 2001
(search item no. 53996)
Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
PRICE ON 5/1/2016: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Carmenère has emerged from hibernation to take its deserved place among the red royalty of wine. Calina Carmenère boasts robust flavors with soft tannins—a delightful alternative to other red wines.

Color: Deep, opaque red.

Aromas: Complex nose with mature blackberry, coffee and pepper.

Flavors: Bright berry and cherry, coffee, warm-hearted spice.

Body: Lush and rich texture, strong but smooth mouthfeel and soft tannins for a long finish.

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About Calina:

Calina's bold innovations in the vineyard and cellar are setting a new standard of excellence for winemaking in Chile. Calina uses the famed vineyard practices and winemaking technology developed by Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates in California, while sourcing the best fruit from the emerging top Chilean coastal appellations. This unique philosophy means Chilean coastal appellations. This unique philosophy means Calina wines always show signature fruit flavors, depth and complexity. Most importantly, they are recognized year after year as "Best Buys" from various leading wine critics. These awards support the Calina initiative - to create wine of inimitable quality at an affordable price.