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This is the varietal wine style that many years ago, particularly in the 1990s, had an inkling of a possibility of unseating chardonnay as America’s sweetheart, go-to white wine.
This is difficult when considering the leeway that California offers in its labeling rules, which require that a varietal wine contain at least 75 percent of that particular grape.
Now carmenere’s most hallowed ground is in Chile, where it is used not only in blends but also for single varietal wines.
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