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Model: Kalamera KRC-40DZB 24-inch 40-bottle French-doors wine cooler
Type: Built-in under-counter, or free-standing compressor-cooling wine cooler
Dimension: 33 “H x 23.4 “W x 22.4 “D (without handle)
Dimension: 33 “H x 23.4 “W x 24.2 “D (with handle)
Weight: 106.9 lbs.
This high-end Kalamera cooler is one of the three most beautiful French-door models we feature in Top 10 Wine Coolers. It is built with the premium material and features indicative of a top-of-the-line wine cooler. Let’s check out this couture model!
Capacity and design: This Kalamera model KRC-40DZB has a sophisticated look and high style. It has a classic black exterior, stainless steel frame, two-layer of transparent glass inserts and the elegant French doors.
This beautiful model has two side-by-side chambers. Each side has a capacity of 20-bottle with its own temperature zone. You have a total capacity of 40-bottle.
This Kalamera is powered by an advanced compressor cooling technology. It keeps the unit evenly cooled while minimizes vibration.
French-doors wine coolers always cost more single-door models in the same capacity. Why? It takes more material and more manufacturing effort. You have two doors versus a single door. You get two door handles, two sets of hinges, two locks – twice the effort to build double doors versus one. More expensive – Yes! Is it worth it – Absolutely!
This Kalamera has a front-venting design. This means you have options to install it as a built-in or a free-standing unit.
This beautiful French-door unit is 33 “tall, 23.4 “wide and 22.4 “deep. It is perfect for a 24-inch space under-counter installation.
Suggested built-in dimension: 23.8” W x 33.2” H x 22.4 D”
- Make sure the kick-plate (at the front bottom of the unit) is free of obstructions. You don’t want to block air flow to your unit.
- This unit has an internal fan that helps to circulate air flow. You’ve guessed it – don’t block the internal fan.
Fun fact about the number 40. Forty is the only integer where its letters are in alphabetical order.
Wooden shelving. This Kalamera 40-bottle has fourteen sliding wooden shelves. There are two side-by-side compartments – seven shelves on the right, another seven on the left.
The beech wood is strong, beautiful and smooth. You have no worries about scratching your wine labels.
In general, wine bottles receive less vibrations sitting on wooden shelves versus on metal shelves.
This shelving configuration is perfect for a wine collector with various size of bottles. You can house 3 bottles on each shelf. Lay one row facing backward, one row facing forward. We find that this is a smart configuration to accommodate various size of bottles.
Safety stoppers. There are two stoppers on both sides of each shelf. This is a peace-of-mind safety feature when you are pulling a shelf half-way out. These stoppers keep the shelf stay in place. You have no worries that your collection will fall off the shelf.
Dual temperature zones. The Kalamera 40-bottle has a two separate cooling zones.
There are two compartments in this unit, on the left side and the right side. Each side (zone) has a temperature range of 40°F – 66°F.
The beautiful French doors open in the center.
You can use this dual-zone Kalamera to store both red and white. In general, store your white within a range of 40°- 50°F, your red wine within a range of 55° F – 65° F.
Interior blue light. This unit has a beautiful blue ambient light. You manage the ON/OFF of the interior light via the light icon on the Control Panel.
LCD temperature control. This Kalamera features a digital temperature display with touch controls.
This convenient feature allows you to monitor and easily set the preferred temperature, within the range of 40°-66°F, for your wine collection.
Tip: If you need to manage the power, press the power icon on the Control Panel for 3 seconds to turn it off or on.
Temperature memory function. This Kalamera will restore your set-temperatures after a power lost.
Alarm. If you are in a hurry and forget to close your doors properly, the built-in alarm will beep. The LED display will also be glowing. This is a useful feature to make sure yours are completely closed. Your wine will be happier when the doors are closed to minimize temperature fluctuations.
Safety Lock. This Kalamera comes with two built-in hexagon locks. One below each door. You get two keys. Don’t worry about which key is for which lock. Either key works for either lock. You can keep one of them as a spare key. If you have small children, this safety lock give you an option to keep the little ones from opening the doors.
Door Handle installation. You will find the door handles packed inside the unit.
- Carefully pull back the door gasket. You will see the screw holes for the handles.
- Attach the door handles by screwing each into place using the screws come in the package.
Warranty. This Kalamera 40-bottle French doors cooler comes with one-year limited warranty by Kalamera.
Summary: This Kalamera 24″ KRC-40DZB 40-bottle French-Door wine cooler (view on Amazon) is one of the most beautiful French-Doors model in the market. It has the couture look and premium features you would expect from a top-of-the-line wine cooler.
This Kalamera French-doors cooler has an advanced cooling system and internal fans. You can count on even-cooling and consistent temperature with this unit.
It has an excellent dual-zone temperature range of 40°F – 66°F and beautiful beech-wood sliding shelves.
It even has a helpful alarm to remind you that the door is not closed properly. And yes, it has the famous Kalamera temperature memory function.
If you are looking for a compact 24-inch-wide cooler, this elegant Kalamera French-doors is worthy to be on your final list of evaluation.
If you would like to consider other top Kalamera models, check out our featured list of the best Kalamera wine coolers.