Castillero del Diablo Reserva Carménère‎ 2013

More Carménère from Chile!  This one had a lighter flavor profile than the others I’ve had.  Well, the other two.  Ha!

Winemaker:  Castillero del Diablo (by Concha Y Toro)
Wine:  Carménère Reserva
Varietal:  Carménère
Vintage:  2013
Appellation:  Chile
Price:  $13.99

Notes:  In the glass this wine was a pretty burgundy.  In the bouquet I got scents of sweet red berries, mint and a touch of wet forest floor.  It was medium-bodied with high acidity and alcohol at 13.5%.  The tannins were gentle.  Flavors I found included oak, dark cherry, a hint of pepper, and a shot of bitters.  It had a long finish that lingers on a cherry note.

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