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Magazine Archives: May 31, 2014

The Challenge of Carmenère

Kim Marcus
Issue: May 31, 2014


Of all of Chile's major red grape varieties, Carmenère is arguably the most intriguing—and the most challenging—for the nation's vintners. They view it as a potential signature grape for Chile, but with provisos. Wine Spectator's Kim Marcus explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 22, 2014.


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