Carmenere Wine

A medium-bodied red wine that originated in Bordeaux, Carménère is now one of Chile's most famous wine varieties. It's loved for its velvety tannins and flavors of plum, cherry, black pepper, and green bell pepper. Plus its higher acidity levels make this a food-friendly wine. Browse our selection of this bold and spicy red wine below and discover its beautiful flavors. Order today and enjoy delivery anywhere in the Philippines.

Explore the Spicy and Bold Flavors of Carménère Wine in the Philippines

One of Chile's most famous wines, Carménère is a medium-bodied red wine that is reminiscent of Cabernet Sauvignon. Originating in Bordeaux, France, Carménère was a finicky grape and was thought to be extinct after phylloxera infestation. However, the grape — mistaken for Merlot until 1994 — had been brought over to Chile in the 1880s. The grape flourished here thanks to a warm weather climate, which extended the growing season needed for Carménère to fully ripen. As the grape is part of the Cabernet family, you should expect to taste a distinctive green pepper note from the pyrazine compounds. However, this is balanced by abundant flavors of plum and cherry.

Some of the boldest Carménère wines can be found from the Colchagua Valley and Maipo Valley in Chile. As a whole, this wine is best enjoyed young and fresh and thanks to higher acidity and lighter tannins it's a wonderful food pairing wine! Some popular pairings include BBQ beef skewers, beef empanadas, and vegetable tikka masala. Although most Carménère is grown and produced in Chile, there are fantastic expressions of this wine coming from China, New Zealand, Napa Valley, Italy, and of course from France.

Browse our curated selection of Carménère wine above and enjoy it with your favorite barbecue dishes or other bold dishes with a side of chimichurri to complement the herby flavors in the wine. Order your wine online and enjoy our convenient delivery anywhere in the Philippines.