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Carmenère Tamed

It occurred to me as I sat looking at two half-bottles of fiercely concentrated Carmenère that there was a time when the French were famous for adding water to their wine – at the dinner table not in the bottling. … Continue reading

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Revisiting Carmenère

It is some years since I tried any wine made from Carmenère, a grape widely grown in Chile but originating in Bordeaux and belonging to the Cabernet family. It was sometimes mistaken for Merlot. My earlier exposure was not encouraging … Continue reading

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