1999 Canepa Carmenere Private Reserve, San Fernando

Producer: Canepa [Monteneuvo/Petroa/Rowan Brook/Mapocho]
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Carmenère
Origin: Chile, The Central Valley, Rapel Valley
Appellation: Colchagua Valley
Date tasted: 17 January 2004
Price when tasted: £6.99

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Tasting notes


<li> drink now <li> one to enjoy by itself <br><br> Carmenère, the variety used to make this wine, was originally thought to be Merlot. Now that it has been correctly identified, this Italian variety is thriving in Chile. This version has plenty of ver


Plenty of very juicy, ripe raspberries and blackberries on the nose, with hints of dark chocolate. Extremely concentrated, with good depth and lots of blackberry fruit flavours. Wonderfully ripe and juicy.

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