Made from 100% Carmenère grapes. This wine shows a spicy, plummy nose and ripe, berry fruit on the palate. Gentle handling to the grapes preserves the quality and character of the fruit. This wine is an impressive introduction to the Carmenère grape and a very good value.
Apaltagua Carmenere Reserva
Apaltagua Winery, owned by the Tutunjian family, specializes in small production, appellation‐based wines from Chile. Apaltagua’s 65‐year‐old vineyards are located throughout Chile. The winery is located in the prestigious Apalta region of the Colchagua Valley, renowned for producing quality red wines, including Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Apaltagua wines are crafted by winemaker Benjamin Mei and consulting winemaker Alvaro Espinoza, one of the country’s foremost winemakers and the pioneer of biodynamic grape farming in Chile.