Carmenere

Background

Named after the river which runs through our certified sustainable vineyards.

Certified Sustainable & Vegan

Tinga Rio Reserve wines have always been farmed sustainably. Our early motivation in using these green practices was easy: Sustainable grapes yield the cleanest and more pure varietals.

Notes from the Winemaker

A very intense dark red. On the nose, grilled red pepper with a hint of clove. It has a velvety texture with notes of blackberries and menthol on the palate.

Composition

Harvest: By hand
Appellation: Colchagua Valley
Age of the Vines: 22 years
Yield: 4.5 tons per acre
Production: 1,500 cases
Malolactic: Yes
Total Acidity: 4.8 g/L
Maceration: 72 hours pre-fermentation at 50F
Fermentation: Selected yeast, 65-75F, 10 days
Aging: 6-8 months in French and American oak, plus a minimum of 3 months in the bottle
Alcohol: 13.6%
pH: 3.70