TerraNoble, CA1 Andes Carmenere 2016, Colchagua Valley, Chile
Tasting Note: A carmenere that would make Bordeaux envious due to its underlying structure of just-ripened, yet restrained fruit that is at once uniquely Chilean and with a nod to the old world.
Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic medium-plus-intensity nose of black plum, raspberry jam, pureed blackberry, red currant, fig and leather.
On the palate the dry, full-bodied carmenere has medium-plus-intensity, ruby-fruit flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity and supple, medium-tannin ultimately completing with a medium-plus finish.
Understated complexity and balance propel the wine forward in your glass.
Bottle Note: Grown in the warm Andes foothills of Colchagua Valley, CA1 presents great character, with intense aromas of ripe fruit. Round tannins together with the lush concentration of fruit on the palate reveal a great expression of carmenere with Andean influence.
Importer: Winebow Inc., New York, New York
Tasting Date: September 10, 2020
This wine was submitted for review.