Combine Carmenère's need for heat with one of Chile's coolest vintages in more than a decade, and what results is a green, herbaceous wine like this. Yes, it has the variety's patented soft, rich mouthfeel, but everything about the aromas and flavors screams green bean, bell pepper and coffee grinds.
Paul Hobbs Selections
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.