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Far from its birthplace of Bordeaux, where it once accompanied Malbec and Petit Verdot as a blending grape, Carménère has found great success in Chile since the mid-nineteenth century. However, the variety went a bit undercover until 1994 when many plantings previously thought to be Merlot, were profiled as Carménère. Regardless of what vine variety it actually was, these vineyards continue to prosper today under their correct name.

Tasting Notes for Carménère

Carménère is a dry red wine with an herbaceous or black pepper character but in warm climates or with additional hangtime before harvest, it makes wines reminiscent of blackberry, blueberry and dark plum, with rich and savory notes of chocolate, coffee, smoke and soy sauce.

Perfect Food Pairings for Carménère

Carménère makes a great match for a hearty steak or barbecued red meat. It can also work well with white meat when prepared with a mole sauce or spice rub.

Sommelier Secrets for Carménère

Perhaps Carménère’s herbal character can be explained in part by familial relations—due to the strange nature of grapevine breeding, Carménère is both a progeny and a great-grandchild of the similarly flavored Cabernet Franc.

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  • Vina Tarapaca Gran Reserva Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Vina Tarapaca Gran Reserva Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Maipo Valley, Chile
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  • Vina San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Vina San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Chile
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  • Montes Purple Angel Apalta Vineyard Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Montes Purple Angel Apalta Vineyard Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Los Vascos Cromas Gran Reserva Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Los Vascos Cromas Gran Reserva Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Carmenere 2020  Front Label
    Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Carmenere 2020
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Lapostolle Grand Selection Carmenere 2019  Front Label
    Lapostolle Grand Selection Carmenere 2019
    Carmenere from Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Inama Carmenere Piu 2019  Front Label
    Inama Carmenere Piu 2019
    Carmenere from Veneto, Italy
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  • Vina Ventisquero Grey Single Block Trinidad Vineyard Carmenere 2017  Front Label
    Vina Ventisquero Grey Single Block Trinidad Vineyard Carmenere 2017
    Carmenere from Maipo Valley, Chile
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  • Terrunyo Peumo Vineyard Carmenere 2018  Front Label
    Terrunyo Peumo Vineyard Carmenere 2018
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • TerraNoble CA1 Andes Carmenere 2017  Front Label
    TerraNoble CA1 Andes Carmenere 2017
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • TerraNoble CA1 Andes Carmenere 2018  Front Label
    TerraNoble CA1 Andes Carmenere 2018
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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  • Maquis Carmenere 2018  Front Label
    Maquis Carmenere 2018
    Carmenere from Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile
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