Once thought to be a nearly extinct Bordeaux variety, it was discovered that nearly 50% of the "Merlot" planted in Chile was actually Carménère.
- Body: Medium
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Medium
- Acidity: Medium
- Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV
The herbaceous, peppercorn-like flavros in Carmenere are a great embellishment to roast meats (from chicken to beef) and savory cumin-spiced dishes.
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