Wine of the Week

Carmenere from Chile

Derek - Thu, November 06, 2014

An exciting grape from Chile

Nativa Terra Reserva Carmenère 2011

93 2014-22

Maipo Valley

Black cherry and sloe the nose has a mix of flavours slightly herbal an underlying freshness. The mid palate has depth of flavour rich with lots of dark chocolate but at the back fresher fruit tends to dominate the finish spicy with herbal freshness.

Montes Alpha Carmenère 2011

94 2014-23

Apalta Valley

Perfumed bramble and bilberry the nose is fresh a lovely complex mix of fruits. The palate has depth richness the suppleness of ripe tannins a cocoa and chocolate mid richness yet under the sweetness there is balancing bramble freshness.

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