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Chile, Red Blend, Calina, Bravura, 2003


A red blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 5% Carmenere. The flagship blend of Vina Calina. N/ Leather, red berries, spice, and coffee. Interestingly, even though at only 5% strength, the signature smoke of Carmenere softly invades your nose.  Rather than her sometimes overpowering campfire smell, in this version she is sweet and forgiving.  The Cab Sav […]

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Argentina, Carmenere, Alcance, Calina, 2007

N/ Elegant. Warm oaks. Clean barell room. Big black and purple fruits promises. Carmenere signature smoldering campfire, but more refined. T/ Incredible structure and mouthfeel. Minerals surround the deep blackberries. Earth. Meat. Violets on steroids. Clean. Crisp but full.   What Carmenere can, and should, be. Astounding. 97 This was a sample courtesy of Kendall-Jackson

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