Echeverria, "GCM" Garnacha - Carignan - Mourvèdre

Echeverria, "GCM" Garnacha - Carignan - Mourvèdre - 2019

Item # 42918 750mL
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Tasting Notes

A delicious blend of grapes that's made in a lively, easy-drinking style. This is a fruitful red wine that you can enjoy even with a slight chill. This comes from the Echeverria family who first came to Chile, via Spain, in the 1800s. Today, they're an established winemaking family. This wine is one of their new bottlings that represents a more accessible style of winemaking. Unoaked.


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