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E62 - CARMENÈRE - AN ALMOST EXTINCT GRAPE VARIETY!

One of the most ancient European varieties and similar in style to Merlot, Carménère is considered Chile’s signature grape. In Chile, Carménère was mistaken as Merlot until 1994 and was officially recognized as a distinct variety by the Chilean Department of Agriculture in 1998. Welcome to Vina San Pedro in Maule Valley Chile in South America one of the most historic and acclaimed wineries of Chile, their 1865 Carmenère is made by winemaker Andrea Calderón with a focus on sustainability.