Los morros Carmenere 2019
The Los Morros 2019 Carmenère from the Central Valley of Chile is a medium-bodied red wine. This wine showcases the unique characteristics of the Carmenère grape, a varietal that originated in Bordeaux, France, but now thrives primarily in Chile. This Carmenère is known for its supple red-and-black berry flavors and herbaceous green peppercorn notes. These characteristics are complemented by an attractive nose of berries and spice, making it a delightful choice for those who appreciate wines with a rich aroma and a balanced flavor profile. The wine is particularly suitable for pairing with foods like grilled chorizo and is considered an excellent choice for social gatherings such as block parties. The name "Los Morros," meaning "the hills," is derived from the rolling hills of vineyards that run alongside the family home of winemaker Miguel Besoain in the Maipo Valley. These vineyards continue south through the Central Valley of Chile, providing a unique terroir that contributes significantly to the wine's distinct qualities. Overall, the Los Morros 2019 Carmenère represents the rich winemaking tradition of Chile's Central Valley, offering a delightful experience for those who appreciate the unique flavors and aromas of the Carmenère grape.