Concha y Toro Terrunyo Carmenere 2017
Deep, dark purple. is wine shows intense and pure Carmenere character, with notes of blueberries and wild berries, and hints of cedar and violets. On the palate is fresh, fruity and tasty,
and with rich acidity and sweet tannins. Its abundant fruit lends a long -ish.
Manual selection of bunches and berries. e grapes drop gently from the selection table into the tank and are fermented over 6–10 days. e new wine remains on its skins for a post-fermentation maceration for 10–20 days, is devatted, undergoes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, and then ages in barrels.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Minty, herbal berry aromas are boosted by a lot of oak, resulting in chocolaty scents of mocha and coffee. High acidity, be it natural or added, creates a saucy, tomatoey mouthfeel, while this tastes of herbal blackberry and dark plum. More oak is found on a dry, tannic finish.
A pretty nose, yet one with concentration. It shows dark plums, cranberry sauce, peppercorns and dark stones. Medium body, ripe and structured tannins and a chewy finish.
A textbook Carmenère, with a fine-edged savoriness to the dark plum, blackberry and dark currant flavors. Green herb and chocolate notes show on the finish. Drink now through 2023.