The 2018 vintage of Concha y Toro’s Carmenere icon received 94 points in The Wine Advocate, the publication by influential critic Robert Parker.
In his recent report on Chile, critic Luis Gutiérrez, responsible for tasting Chilean wines for The Wine Advocate, recognized Carmin de Peumo 2018 with an outstanding score of 94 points and as one of the best Chilean Carmeneres on the list. Additionally, the 2017 vintage of Concha y Toro’s Carmenere icon obtained 93 points.
Carmin de Peumo 2018, produced by winemaker Marcio Ramírez and originating from block 32 of the Peumo Vineyard in the Cachapoal Valley, is composed of 95.36% Carmenere, 4.36% Cabernet Franc and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon. With respect to this harvest, the critic commented: “I think the 2018 harvest represents this wine’s new style…the wood feels better integrated, and the wine is fresher with a longer finish.”