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Reserva de Familia Valle del Rapel Carménère

8.985 ratings
9.010 pro ratings
Rapel Valley, Central Valley, Chile
Carménère
Chicken, Pasta, Exotic Spices, White Rice, Turkey, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Potato, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Pungent Cheese, Duck, Onion, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beef, Tomato-Based
Top Notes For
Sherri Housman

An enjoyable bottle from Chile! Plums, blueberries, black cherries, cigar box & spice.

An enjoyable bottle from Chile! Plums, blueberries, black cherries, cigar box & spice.

Apr 19th, 2015
Mike Fifer

Writer The Wine Monologues

9.0

Stewed plums, cranberries and blackberries with a wonderful finish. A nice Carmenere.

Stewed plums, cranberries and blackberries with a wonderful finish. A nice Carmenere.

Dec 20th, 2014
Jo Florradikal

beautiful #carmenere ripe black fruits, coffee coconut, dark chocolate full of sweet spices #chile #winetasting

beautiful #carmenere ripe black fruits, coffee coconut, dark chocolate full of sweet spices #chile #winetasting

May 9th, 2014
Austin Beeman

Dark melted blackberry. Chocolate berry and light herb. Mulberry. Dense tight slightly smoky. A premium Carmenere. $26.99

Dark melted blackberry. Chocolate berry and light herb. Mulberry. Dense tight slightly smoky. A premium Carmenere. $26.99

Mar 6th, 2014
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.5

This is the great reserva familia this is one of the higher level wines so lower yields.

This is the great reserva familia this is one of the higher level wines so lower yields.

Feb 13th, 2014
Illiana Patschull

Fantastic with Hagendaz ice cream Bar 🍨

Fantastic with Hagendaz ice cream Bar 🍨

Oct 28th, 2017
Erik Patschull

Good.. not great but nice and easy. Short tannin decent fruit. Respectable just not a fav of mine.

Good.. not great but nice and easy. Short tannin decent fruit. Respectable just not a fav of mine.

Oct 28th, 2017
Taylor Dean

A pleasant vintage. Strong black raspberry flavor. Subtle hint of plum and black cherry. Smoky finish.

A pleasant vintage. Strong black raspberry flavor. Subtle hint of plum and black cherry. Smoky finish.

Dec 2nd, 2016
Sean McPhillips

Best Carnenere I have had.

Best Carnenere I have had.

Nov 20th, 2016
Big Red

First bottle was off, cork rot. Second bottle was fine but didnt stand out in any special way. Ive have better carmeneres for lower price points.

First bottle was off, cork rot. Second bottle was fine but didnt stand out in any special way. Ive have better carmeneres for lower price points.

Oct 14th, 2016