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Santa Carolina 'Reserva de Familia' Carmenere 2016
James Suckling 92
“Very fresh and juicy, this has a neat array of ripe darker plums and berries with a floral edge, too. The palate has sleek, fine-boned tannins and really delivers fresh and silky at the finish.”-JS

“Intense, deep garnet. Intensely aromatic, with notes reminiscent of spices like white pepper, accented by delicate hints of dark chocolate and dried figs. Firm acidity, juicy tannin, and a long finish that reveals notes of tobacco and candied fruit.”-Winemaker’s ... read more
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James Suckling 92
“Very fresh and juicy, this has a neat array of ripe darker plums and berries with a floral edge, too. The palate has sleek, fine-boned tannins and really delivers fresh and silky at the finish.”-JS

“Intense, deep garnet. Intensely aromatic, with notes reminiscent of spices like white pepper, accented by delicate hints of dark chocolate and dried figs. Firm acidity, juicy tannin, and a long finish that reveals notes of tobacco and candied fruit.”-Winemaker’s Notes

“The year was 1875. When Don Luis Pereira came to Chile with vinestocks from Bordeaux France and a dream to create an unforgettable wine. An elixir of such romance and intrigue, he could find no name more perfect than that of his cherished wife, Doña Carolina Iñiguez. And so, his creation would be called Viña Santa Carolina.
From the time that he transplanted the first vines to the virgin Chilean landscape, an unmatched tradition of excellence in wine making began. From that day forward, the name Viña Santa Carolina became a symbol of excellence in winemaking, both in Chile and throughout the world. And the vineyards would remain for all time as a tribute to their enduring love.
The original wine cellar of Viña Santa Carolina is now a national monument and Santiago's only standing building constructed of cal y canto, a mixture of egg white and limestone that was once the city's trademark. Some of the original vinestocks are still yielding vintage wine today - a rare feat, credited to Chile's natural geographical protection from the phylloxera plague that has periodically ravaged the vineyards of France and California. Thus, Viña Santa Carolina's classic varietals boast some of the world's longest pedigrees.”-Winery Notes
About Santa Carolina Wines
Carolina Wine Brands is one of Chile's leading wine groups and producer of five brands: Santa Carolina, Casablanca, Ochagavia, Antares, and Finca el Origen in Argentina. Controlled by the Larraín family, CWB is part of the Watt's S.A. agribusiness group.

Brands of a unique, differentiating character allow CWB to be a player in all market segments, with a wide portfolio that spans from wines for day-to-day consumption to Ultra Premium and icon wines. CWB owns 2,000 hectares of vineyards in the main wine valleys of Chile and Argentina.

Since 2007, CWB owns a subsidiary in the U.S. and in 2010, the Company opened an office in Shanghai, China, which is operated by two executives. With exports to over 90 countries, CWB has overall sales in excess of 3 million cases or USD 72.0 million, approximately.
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