Chile: Carmenère

Main grape varieties: Carmenère

What to expect: Dry. Medium to full bodied. Moderate tannin. Moderate acidity. Dark cherry, plum, and distinct spice notes.

Pair with: Red meat, mildly spiced dishes (e.g., paella), pizza

Wine picks:

  • Casa Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carmenère (~$25)
  • Concha y Toro Carmenère Peumo Marqués de Casa Concha (~$19)
  • Koyle Carmenère Colchagua Valley Reserva (~$18)
  • Santa Rita Carmenère Colchagua Valley Medalla Real (~$20)
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