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Wine of The Day: Koyle Carmenere Royale 2011

The 2011 vintage of Koyle Royale Carmenere is an intense violet color. It has pure and clean native aromas with a touch of spiciness and graphite notes. On the palate, it is juicy and balanced. The tannins are firm and velvety, with a long, lingering finish that is influenced by the addition of Petit Verdot to the final blend. 18th months in French oak. Atoptimum ripeness, the grapes are handpicked and brought to the cellar for careful sorting. Vinification is conducted in small tanks to get the best extraction of aromas, flavors and silky tannins.