After years of being thought extinct, Carmenere was rediscovered in Chile in 1994. The lush flavors and soft tannins of Root: 1 Carmenere are proof that the “lost grape of Bordeaux” has finally found its perfect home.

  • Appellation: Colchagua Valley, Chile
  • Winemaker: Sergio Hormazábal
  • Tasting Notes: Deep red in color with gentle tannins and rich flavors of plum, blackberry and spice.
  • Food Pairings:Root: 1 Carmenere pairs well with pasta dishes, vegetable soup, spicy entrees, and grilled meats. Its unique versatility is a perfect match for ingredients such as garlic, bell peppers, fresh herbs, and eggplant.

“Carmenere is the hallmark of Chile and this sophisticated red is spicy, vibrant and packed with dark berry flavors. Root: 1's bottle is sleek-chic making it a top gift choice, too.”

–, June 2011, Carmenere 2009

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