This is a complex Carmenère, with notes of graphite, mulberry, barrel-driven char and coconut. The round, chewy, deep palate offers notes of toast, chocolate, coconut and roasted black fruit. Drink this rich, mature, generous offering now. Contains 7% Petit Verdot.
This small-production Carmenère hails from magnesium-rich soils, hence the “dark earth” name. Opens with severe aromas of burnt oak, asphalt and blackberry. Feels hard, tannic and gritty, with burnt meat and roasted berry flavors. Herbal and extreme as a whole. 500 cases made.