Carmen, the oldest of the Chilean wine brands, was founded in 1850 by Christian Lanz, who named it in honor of his wife. The Claro family acquired the brand in 1985 and began the process of transforming it into a world-class winery. A new winery was completed in 1992, located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, just one hour from Chile's capital city of Santiago. Today, the winery seamlessly blends state-of-the-art technology with traditional winemaking processes.
The Carmen team firmly believes in terroir and is continually reevaluating regions and plantings in a quest to produce super premium wines that can stand shoulder to shoulder with the world’s finest. Carmen's vineyards are located throughout Chile's prestigious Central Valley in the premium growing regions of Maipo, Casablanca, Apalta, Rapel and Maule.
Carmen takes pride in its pioneering history. Carmen was the first winery in Chile to cultivate grapes organically (released under the Nativa label) and the first winery to identify and cultivate Carmenère, a variety that originated in Bordeaux but is no longer largely cultivated in France.
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A red wine with strong aromas of cherry and black plum. Complex aromas and flavors from prolonged aging in barrels, giving notes of vanilla, toast, a smoky edge, and traces of fruits such as raspberry and plum; great body and length, balanced acidity, and pleasant, rounded tannins. more
Carmen Gran Resvera Cabernet Sauvignon is a red wine with strong aromas of cherry and black plum. Complex aromas and flavours from prolonged aging in barrels, giving notes of vanilla, toast, a smoky edge, and traces of fruits such as raspberry and plum; great body and length, balanced acidity, and... more
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This is a dense and concentrated wine. The nose is pure and very honest to the variety showing blackberries, sweet spices, tobacco, and earthy aromas. Soft touches of spicy anise and paprika add complexity. The palate is generous, with supple texture and sweet
tannins that are smooth and... more
An alluring nose of blackcurrants, pencil lead, bittersweet cocoa and espresso introduces a rich, deep, full-bodied palate that culminates in a long, beautifully balanced finish. more
The nose is rich, with aromas of plenty blackcurrants, lead pencil, with alluring bittersweet cocoa and espresso. The palate is rich, deep, full bodied, balanced and very long aftertaste.
This is the perfect wine to enjoy with full-flavored red meats such as lamb, ribs and beef with
A full deep ruby color wine with intense, fine and complex aromas. Pleasant ripe red fruit in the nose mingled with cassis, menthol, mineral and floral notes. Cherries liquour confiture in flavor with very soft and ripe tannins, typical from Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a powerful, rounded and... more
Carmen Syrah has a red dark purple and deep color. It shows a delicious nose, with the typical fruity nose of raspberries, violets and chocolate notes. Very soft, fresh and a creamy body. Intense aromas and flavour of ripe blackberries and cassis, with a slight touch of spices. Ripen tannins, good... more
A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah and 5% Merlot.
The grapes were handpicked from our estate vineyards at the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Maipo Valley A 12 days cold maceration period for the grapes, to ensure maximum retention of fruit flavours and colour extraction. Then,... more
The wine shows a deep ruby color with intense and complex aromas of red fruits, berries, blackberries, cassis and toasty nuances. On the palate, the wine has a good structure and balance, shows tasty fruity flavors with ripe tannins, a medium to full body and a beautiful persistence.
This single vineyard, ultra premium Cabernet is brimming with ripe berries, espresso, chocolate syrup and cassis with sweet, exotic spice aromas. Velvety on the palate with dense berry and mocha flavours, the tannins are powerful but ripe and the linger is substantial. more
A bright yellow greenish color with intense fruity aromas of pineapple, melon and citrus character. In the palate the wine shows fresh with fruity flavors, good balance, medium structure and a lingering finish.Wine and Food: Serve with shellfish, especially oysters, shrimps, crab cakes, seafood... more
Dark red cherry color. Stony, minerality, full of jammy black cherries. Ripe fruit notes blended with eucalyptus. Very rich, concentrated, soft and velvety. You can feel the smoky and tobacco notes along with black cherry fruits, prunes and dark chocolate aromas that opens to violets. All of this... more