Cost: $29.99 CI (on sale for $18.99 until April 30, 2013)
Grape Variety: Carignan
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Jacques Scott, Cayman Islands
Region: Cauquenes, Maule Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Canepa Wines
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Opaque ruby with a purple tinge in colour and medium to medium+ intense nose.
Positives: A delicious wine featuring cedar, ripe tannins, mulberry, plums, steamed artichokes, sour cherry & pomegranate. Full body with medium to medium+ tannins, good acidity, long length and the alcohol is well integrated.
Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with mushroom risotto.
Tasted: 7 Aprl 13
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10 (10/10 on sale) Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+