Game Changers | Chilean Carménère – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Game Changers | Chilean Carménère


It took many years for Chileans to embrace carmenère. Many growers believed it was a late-ripening clone of merlot, one of a range of vines that had come from Bordeaux in the 19th century. It wasn’t until 1993 that Chileans discovered its true identity, and, even then, many continued to…

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This story appears in the print issue of Fall 2018.
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