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Date Printed: 4/24/2014
Terranoble Reserva Carmenere 2008
Terranoble Reserva Carmenere 2008
(search item no. 104754)
International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 4/24/2014: $13.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

95% Carmenere, complemented by 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is aged for ten months in French and American oak barrels, followed by an additional eight months of aging in bottle for further refinement.

In this Carmenere you will find ripe fig, black and red berries and chocolate notes. In the mouth it is well structured with an intense fruity sensation and smooth tannins. An equilibrated wine which lingers in a long finish and sweet tannins. It has a very attractive red-violet color with blue notes. Ideal for lamb or spicy cuisine.

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About Terranoble:

This outstanding winery was founded in 1993, and has produced high quality wines that have been recognized and awarded. The owners, driven by their passion for viniculture, are dedicated to producing top wines by combining the excellent premises of a magnificent nature with the best in tradition and modernism.

The winery is located in the Maule Valley and the vineyards are in the Maule, Colchagua and Casablanca valleys. Each property was specially selected to extract the best attributes of each grape variety. The philosophy of ViƱedos Terranoble is to produce elegant, noble and pleasant drinking wines, with fruit-bearing flavors and aromas that maintain the characteristics of each variety. The wines are young, attractively priced, and perfect for every day drinking. The line is all stainless steel production, resulting in clean, varietally driven profiles. The and wines see time in oak barrels, producing fully-bodied wines with a dynamic structure that offers the aromas and flavors of both the fruit and the wood.