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Casillero del Diablo Carmenere

This variety disappeared from its place of origin in Médoc, north of Bordeaux, France following the phylloxera outbreak in the 19th century. It reappeared in Chile at the end of the 20th Century. In Casillero del Diablo Carmenere is smooth and delicate with intense color, smooth, round tannins, and attractive aromas of black currant and chocolate. Ideal with aged cheese.
This variety disappeared from its place of origin in Médoc, north of Bordeaux, France following the phylloxera outbreak in the 19th century. It reappeared in Chile at the end of the 20th Century. In Casillero del Diablo Carmenere is smooth and delicate with intense color, smooth, round tannins, and attractive aromas of black currant and chocolate. Ideal with aged cheese.

General description

Variety / Style

  • Carmenere

Denomination of Origin (D.O.)

  • Central Valley

Vineyard

This territory is recognized around the world for the extraordinary quality of the red wines produced there. The excellent soil conditions plus the optimal climate throughout the year create the perfect terroir for the production of several of Casillero del Diablo’s red varieties.

Soil

Riverbench and benchland associated soils.

AGING

Aged in american oak barrels.

Winemakers

Marcelo Papa

Marcelo holds a degree in Enology from the Universidad Católica de Chile and he has followed a successful career in Viña Concha y Toro, nowadays as Technical Director. Since 1998, he’s been in charge of the range Casillero del Diablo. A year later, he took on the responsibility of Marques de Casa Concha, one of the best-known and traditional brands of Chile.

Marcio Ramírez

With a degree in Enology from the Universidad de Chile, Marcio joined Concha y Toro in 1997. From 1998 to 2000 he worked with Enrique Tirado at the Puente Alto winery as assistant winemaker for Don Melchor, and then moved to the Cachapoal winery in the Rapel Valley, where he is now head winemaker.

Food Pairing

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Red meats

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