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Grapes

Carménère

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Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry
  • Bell Pepper
  • Black Plum
  • Paprika
  • Vanilla

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

Medium Tannins

Medium Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

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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