Carmenere, 2017

Casa Silva

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Casa Silva 'Colleccion' Carmenere 2017

$23.00

The wine's story

There was a time - and not all that long ago - that Chile was considered the home of cheap and cheerful red wines which were nothing much to write home about (but which did the trick for your neigh... read more

Sommelier notes

This is classic Carmenere - bright violet in the glass, a lifted nose of sweet violets, fresh rose, dark juicy plums and a background of herbaceousness.

No surprise either - the winemaker at Casa Si... read more

Food pairings

Carmenere has proven itself to be a real Latin American wonder in recent years, and it’s been genuinely exciting to see the quality of this brilliant grape rise and rise and rise. This fantastic ex... read more

More Info

Cellar Period: 3-5 years - This will improve over the next few years, but don't be afraid to open it today!

Alcohol Level: 13.50%

    • Pairings
    • Grilled Meat
    • Green Vegetables
    • Braised Chops
    • French Cuisine
    • Game
    • Production Methods
    • Alcoholic Fermentation
    • Tastes
    • Bitter
    • Rich
    • Fruity
    • Seasons
    • Winter
    • Autumn
    • Moods
    • Contemplative
    • Oak
    • American and French Oak