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Bordeaux style minus one

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Brand NameEstampa
Other Wines Reviewed
Wine NameGold
Vintage (Year)2009
AVAColchagua Valley
CountryChile
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Petit Verdot
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
4
Alcohol %14.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

One of my favorite Bordeaux style blends actually comes from South America and so I was open to trying this one, though it only has four varietals and instead of Merlot, it has Carmenere.

This wine is comprised of 61% Carmenere -- the lost varietal of Bordeaux -- 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Caberent Franc and 5% Petit Verdot.  Petit Verdot, bitches!

This wine has strong leather character, followed by just a twinge of dark fruit.  It also goes perfectly with dark chocolate.

A great bargain for the price, this wine can give you the rep that you know your sh$t when it comes to wine. I would serve ths with steak, goose, game meats or even sausage. 

 

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