|Region:||Chile » Central Valley » Maule Valley|
A single vineyard Carignan from 80 plus years old vines. Bright, black spice, little garrigue, pressed flowers, fine astringent red fruit, sweet fruity, a touch inky, spicy fennel seeds and turmeric on the nose, cocoa beans, bit of wood, super soft ta...
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Varietals Produced by Oveja Negra View all
History of the grape: Carmenère was once widely planted in Bordeaux’s Medoc for its deep color and unique gaminess. I...
History of the grape: The grape has been traced as far back as the 3rd century in the Aragon province in Spain. The A...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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The middle of February has long been a time to celebrate love. The ancient ... ... ... chocolate truffles. Oveja Negra Cabernet Franc-Carmenere with Molten Chocolate Lava Cake A unique blend of 70% Cabernet Franc and 30% Carmenere from Maule Valley in Chile, this medium bodied wine provides plenty of red and black fruit notes with a underlying... Read More
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Sometimes, I’m not exactly sure what my job is here at Snooth. I do get ... succulence here. 88pts2009 Oveja Negra "Single Vineyard" Carignane Maule Valley Chile 14.5% $18Perfumed on the nose with layers of fresh leather, gentle suggestions of violets and white flowers, and soil. Fairly soft early on with a nutty leading edge, then lively wild... Read More
Sweet on the nose with currant fruit, very little green herb and some nice lime zest top notes, along with a little creamy pear and maybe some pineapple. Round, ripe fruit. A little peachy on the palate with citrus and pineapple fruit, plus nice spice and acid on the moderate finish. Just a little dusty. 86pts Read More
As you may know I’m just back from a trip to Chile, where I spent a week ... rather velvety package. 92ptsOveja Negra 2009 Single Vineyard CarmenerePerfumy oak, some nice eucalyptus edge, blueberry. A little Brett, though supposedly character of the cooler climate Carmenere. Leather, animal, red currant. Spicy on the nose, a touch black. Crisp... Read More
A single vineyard Carignan from 80 plus years old vines.Bright, black spice, little garrigue, pressed flowers, fine astringent red fruit, sweet fruity, a touch inky, spicy fennel seeds and turmeric on the nose, cocoa beans, bit of wood, super soft tannins, dusty, herbalist, creamy wild cherry and red plum, a touch chunky, dusty, wiry, stemmy tan... Read More
Perfumy oak, some nice eucalyptus edge, blueberry. A little Brett, though supposedly not brett and actually character of the cooler climate Carmenere. Leather, animal, red currant. Spicy on the nose, a touch black. Crisp, well focused and almost a bit lean but with plenty of richness emerging on the mid-palate. Spicy, minty and a bit oaky on the... Read More
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Excellent flavor, little oak Read More
Easy going crowd pleaser with a generous amount of oak. Great pairing for smoked sausage! Read More
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