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El Incidente Carmenere 2010 en revista Wine Enthusiast

febrero 2014

Nuestro vino ícono Carmenere El Incidente fue destacado en el reportaje «The Accidental Wine», por la prestigiosa revista norteamericana Wine Enthusiast.

El Incidente Carmenere 2010 fue rankeado con 92 puntos, quedando entre los mejores 3 exponentes chilenos.

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Two decades ago, Jean-Michel Boursiquot, a French ampelographer hired to help wineries in Chile’s Maule Valley determine what grape varieties were in their oldest vineyards, dropped a bombshell on his clients. Thousands of acres that the Chileans had long thought were Merlot were actually an obscure variety called Carmenère.

“Carmen-what?” the Chileans asked.  riginally imported from Bordeaux, Carmenère can be green and herbaceous if the grapes aren’t picked fully ripe—hence the uneven reputation of Chilean “Merlot” in the early 1990s.

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