Falernia Carmenere Reserva 2007

Carmenere from Chile, South America

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Item No. 116706
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

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.

Alcohol By Volume: 15.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Intense fruity character with vanilla and chocolates notes.

Critical Acclaim

"Purple color; herbs and spice box, ripe, savory, balanced, no hard edges, drink now – 6 years."
90 Points

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Rating:
(2/22/2013)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
Complex nose and palate, smooth mouth feel, well balanced tannins. Incredible value
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Rating:
(12/29/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Hands down my favorite wine. Falernia is full of flavor from beginning to end but light weight all at the same time.
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sherre - Wayne, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(3/4/2013)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
Really like this wine and this grape. I thought this was earthy, with hints of mushroom and pepper.
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Learn About Falernia Map ItMap It

Viña Falernia is located in the Elqui Valley between La Serena and Vicuña, 520 km (323 miles) to the north of Santiago and it is at present Chile's northernmost wine estate. The soils in our vineyards are composed partly of rubble which has eroded from the Andes mountains and deposited by glaciers and wind, and partly of alluvial sand and silt deposited by the river. While...

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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....

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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...

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Winemaker's Notes Falernia Carmenere Reserva is deep in color. The wine has dark chocolate and vanilla character on the nose; ...
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