Carmim Reguengos Red 2012

Carmim Reguengos Red 2012 Portugal  Alentejo Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 22379
Region: Portugal, Alentejo
Varietal: Trincadeira, Castelao, Aragonez
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2012
Size: 750ml
ABV%: 14.0
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"Hand-picked grapes are unloaded and immediately destemmed and crushed. The fermentation begins in vats at controlled temperature of 82.4 °F. Maceration was intense and prolonged. The wine ages in vats and was stabilized and filtered over the course of one year. This wine presents a crystal clear garnet colour, with a nose full of red fruit, mellow and full-bodied, with soft tannins that gives it a lingering finish." —winemaker

Blend: 40% Trincadeira, 40% Aragonez, 20% Castelão
#20, Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2013

"The cooperative of Reguengos is now a major force in the region. This wine, named after the hilltop town of Reguengos, is a powerful, condensed wine. It has dark black fruits, solid tannins and a smooth texture. Full-bodied and worth aging. Drink from 2015." —Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast Magazine (October 2013)
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Number of Ratings: 1
1. on 2/25/2016, said:
I enjoyed this wine but I would not call it full-bodied. In fact, I thought it was more along the lines of a Pinot Noir. It was smooth, very mellow, subtle legs and the nose was much better the 2nd day. But with the cashew kale and cucumber salmon I made, it was absolutely perfect.
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