País


pie-yeese

The Chilean name for the Spanish grape, Listán Prieto. It’s been used mostly for bulk rosé until recently, where quality-minded, natural winemakers are launching tart, high-tannin reds made from País old vines.

Primary Flavors

  • Cherry
  • Grape
  • Anise
  • Cured Meat
  • Sage

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium Body

Medium-high Tannins

Medium-low Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

Go Mediterranean. Spanish tapas, Greek meze, fatty fish, duck, chicken or goose, as well as mushrooms or simple grilled vegetable dishes.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly