Full Review

Contempo

Contempo
2021 Inferno Red Blend, Cachapoal Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 13.5%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9
Best Buy

Contempo
2021 Inferno Red Blend, Cachapoal Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 13.5%
Indigo color. Aromas of smoked nuts and meats and grilled green peppers and scallions with a supple, bright, dryish medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length roasted berries and tomatoes finish with silky tannins and moderate oak flavor. A smoky red wine for fajitas and grilled meats.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, New World, Oaky & Savory
Aroma Aroma: smoked nuts and meats and grilled green peppers and scallions
Taste Flavor: roasted berries and tomatoes
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Steak Fajitas, BBQ Pork, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A smoky red wine for fajitas and grilled meats.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
1 910-210-6162

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