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La Playa Axel Carmenere 2007

Carmenere from Chile
  • RP 91
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Winemaker Notes

Carmenère is a Bordeaux variety that was considered long-lost until it was rediscovered in Chile a decade ago. Today, the vines flourish at Viña La Playa, nurtured by the exceptional soil conditions and unique microclimate of the Colchagua Valley.

Critical Acclaim

RP 91
The Wine Advocate

Deep purple; Asian spices, incense, herbs, blueberry; ripe, smooth-textured, plush, tasty.

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La Playa, , South America
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In 1952, patriarch Søren Axelsen left his native Copenhagen to travel the world. Eventually, he settled in California to grow his own grapes. But he never forgot the remarkable growing regions he had seen in Chile, in particular Colchagua Valley, which showed such great potential to produce world-class wines.

By 1989, he had realized his dream, founding Viña La Playa alongside his sons Peter and Eric. Viña La Playa of Chile is a partnership between the... View More