J. Bouchon Carmenere 2005
Carmenere from Maule Valley, Chile
This Carmenere is made from carefully selected grapes from the estate vineyards. Produced in limited quantities this wine stands out for its aromatic and round fruit flavor, spicy notes and its elegant and smooth style.
In the mouth it is intense concentrated and elegant. It is round with a powerful body and soft tannins. It presents notes of chocolate, tobacco and ripe black fruits. It has pleasant spicy notes at the end. Spicy notes... View More
J. Bouchon's history goes back to 1892 when Emile Bouchon, a native of Bordeaux arrived in Chile and settled down in the Maule Valley, south of Santiago. Now under the ownership of Bordeaux trained enologist Julio Bouchon, J. Bouchon's holdings include 60 year old vines.
Minimal irrigation and hand harvested berry selection translates into high quality and deep color and flavors.