Previously labelled as Gran Reserva.
Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $18 From: $13 To: $22
|Award Organization||Award Year||Result|
|Concours Mondial de Bruxelles||2012||Silver|
|Decanter World Wine Awards||2012||Commended|
Carmenere is a dark-skinned red grape variety originally from the vineyards of Bordeaux, and which has found a particularly suitable home in Chile where it is sometimes also known as Grande Vidure. A late-ripening variety, Carmenere needs high levels of sunshine and a warm summer to reach its potential, but in the right environment it can produce fine, deeply colored red wines, with the attractive meaty plumpness of Merlot and the gently herbaceous, cedary notes of Cabernet Sauvignon.... more
Colchagua Valley is a wine-producing region in central Chile. The desirable terroir of the region and a lot of marketing know-how have combined to make this one of Chile's most important wine regions, along with Maipo Valley in the north. Some of Chile's most prestigious wines are made in Colchagua, mostly from Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere and Syrah.
Chile is one of South America's most important wine-producing countries. Occupying a thin strip down the western coast of the continent, it is home to a wide range of terroirs, leading some commentators to describe the country as a "winegrower's paradise". An equally wide range of wine styles are made here as a result, from the crisp, grassy ... more
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