Root:1 Carménère

Carménère is the hallmark of Chile, after years of being thought extinct and rediscovered in Chile in 1994. The lush flavors and soft tannins of Root: 1 Carmenere are proof that the “lost grape of Bordeaux” has finally found its perfect home.
A spicy, vibrant and sophisticated red wine.

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VARIETALS
85% Carménère, 15% Syrah

VINTAGE
2018

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 13%
Residual sugar 5 g/l
Total acidity 4.94 g/l
pH 3.7

APPEARANCE
Intense violet in color.

NOSE
Ripe aromas of blackberries and warm spice.

PALATE
Full-bodied and fruit-forward with plum, cherry and a hint of smoke.
Smooth tannins and good structure create perfect balance and a powerful finish with notes of vanilla.

AGEING
70% of the wine ages for 10 months in 50% French and 50% American Oak, while the remaining 30% of the wine ages in stainless steel tanks.

PAIRING
The supple tannins lend itself to pairings like barbecued brisket and thick-cut bacon, but equally as good matched with a full spread of Spanish tapas or stuffed peppers.

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