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Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère

Alcance
2014
$20.34
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionCentral Valley
Alcohol Level
Country
Chile
SubregionMaule Valley
Drinking Window
GrapesCarmenère
Wine Description:
Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère is a highly regarded wine that showcases the best of Chilean winemaking. Produced in the renowned appellation of Maule Valley, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in carefully selected vineyards. The vineyard features a unique terroir, with its warm climate and well-drained soils, which contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, including hand-harvesting and gentle fermentation. The result is a rich and full-bodied wine with intense flavors of dark fruits, spices, and a hint of tobacco. Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère is a perfect choice for those seeking a sophisticated and elegant wine experience.
Pros:
  • Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels (30% new)
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential

User Rating:

3.8
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

3.8

Wine Expert Note:

Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère is an exceptional wine that showcases the unique characteristics of the Carmenère grape variety. This wine is produced by Alcance Winery, known for their commitment to crafting high-quality wines. On the nose, it offers a complex bouquet of ripe black fruits, such as blackberry and black cherry, accompanied by subtle hints of spice and tobacco. These aromas create an inviting and sophisticated olfactory experience. On the palate, this wine exhibits a full-bodied and velvety texture, with well-integrated tannins that provide structure and balance. The flavors of dark fruits continue to shine, complemented by notes of cocoa, vanilla, and a touch of earthiness. The overall taste profile is rich, harmonious, and elegant. Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has the potential for further aging. Its well-rounded nature and balanced acidity make it a versatile choice for food pairing. It pairs exceptionally well with grilled meats, hearty stews, and aged cheeses. Overall, Alcance Gran Reserva Carmenère is a remarkable wine that exemplifies the best qualities of the Carmenère grape. Its complexity, depth of flavor, and elegant structure make it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a sophisticated and memorable experience.
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