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Wine review: Undurraga Aliwen Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenère 2012, Chile

Rating
88.00
Year
2012
Region
Rapel Valley
Varietal
Red blend
Food Pairing
Grilled red meat
Price
$14.95

For the money, this full-bodied red dances a good dance, sliding from juicy fresh berries to rich plum jam, leaping from toasty oak to creamy vanilla and shuffling on a floor of dusty tannins. Treat it to grilled red meat.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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