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Montes Alpha Carmenere 2009, Chile Add to ...

  • Rating 90
  • Year 2009
  • Region Colchagua Valley
  • Varietal Carmenere
  • Food Pairing Rare duck breast or grilled beef
  • Price $19.95

Chile has been making impressive strides with carmenere, a red grape that emerged as a country signature in the 1990s. The quality is on fine display here. It’s full-bodied and well structured, with pure, berry-like fruit, a whiff of violets, solid acid backbone and a juicy, savoury profile. Try it with rare duck breast or grilled beef. Available in Ontario.

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