MontGras Reserva Carmenere 2006

Carmenere from Chile, South America

$12.99 $9.89
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Item No. 91411
  • red wine
  • 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

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Awsome smooth wine bursting with flavor.
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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.
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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...

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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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