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)
Advertisements
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s