Santa Carolina Reserva de Familia Carmenère 2014

A deep, rich and complex wine with dark plum fruit flavours, cassis, currants and hints of spice on the long finish. 

Santa Carolina, founded in 1875 and currently owned by the Larrain family, proudly champions Chilean Heritage with a focus on innovation. Through the journey of the valleys, Santa Carolina respects each varietals typicity and treasures the expression of fruit. The estates, owned and managed by Santa Carolina, are located in Maipo, Rapel, Leyda, Casablanca and Colchagua.

£14.95
 Santa Carolina Reserva de Familia Carmenère 2014
 Santa Carolina Reserva de Familia Carmenère 2014

2015 New World Winery of the Year

Tasting Notes

A deep, rich and complex wine with dark plum fruit flavours, cassis, currants and hints of spice on the long finish. The grapes were grown in the La Rinconada vineyards in the Rapel Valley, close to the Cachapoal River, which receives a large amount of rain during the short winter months and has long summers of cool breezes and sunshine. Temperatures vary greatly from warm days to cool nights which allow the grapes to ripen slowly to maintain natural acidity and develop complex flavours. The wine was then aged for 8 months in French and American oak barrels before being bottled. This wine suits red meats, spicy sauces particularly curries and mature cheeses.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin Chile
Region Cachapoal
Grape Carmenere
Vintage 2016
Producer Santa Carolina
ABV 13.5%
Style Medium-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Cork
Serving Suggestion Serve Room Temperature
Food Pairing Beef, Lamb, Pasta
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