With a wealth of indigenous grape varieties, a diverse climate, and passionate winemakers, Portugal as a whole is one of Europe’s most exciting wine regions. Here's the Old Chapel Guide to the regions and wines to look out for this summer.
Ever heard of the Carménère grape? Carménère is a black grape variety that often gives you a medium bodied red wine much like the well-known Merlot variety. For those of you that have come across Carménère before, you will probably be thinking of a Chilean wine with those plummy black fruit flavours. But Carménère wasn’t always Chile’s signature grape variety like we know it today.
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