Concha y Toro Terrunyo Carmenere
Deep, dark purple. This wine shows intense and pure Carmenere character, with notes of blueberries and wild berries, and hints of cedar and violets. On the palate is fresh, fruity and tasty. Rich acidity and sweet tannins. Abundant fruit aromas with a long finish.
Manual selection of bunches and berries. Grapes are drop gently from the selection table into the tank and are fermented over 6–10 days. The new wine remains on its skins for a post-fermentation maceration for 10–20 days, undergoes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, and then ages in barrels.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Minty, herbal berry aromas are boosted by a lot of oak, resulting in chocolaty scents of mocha and coffee. High acidity, be it natural or added, creates a saucy, tomatoey mouthfeel, while this tastes of herbal blackberry and dark plum. More oak is found on a dry, tannic finish.
A pretty nose, yet one with concentration. It shows dark plums, cranberry sauce, peppercorns and dark stones. Medium body, ripe and structured tannins and a chewy finish.
A textbook Carmenère, with a fine-edged savoriness to the dark plum, blackberry and dark currant flavors. Green herb and chocolate notes show on the finish. Drink now through 2023.