This complex, high-scoring red also won a Platinum Medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018. Made from 100% Carignan (a local signature), it would be delicious with duck.
SOLÀ FRED 2017
DO Montsant, Spain
636258 (XD) 750 mL $17
97 points (Decanter World Wine Awards)
Medium-bodied & Fruity
From a 145-year-old winery in the Maipo Valley – a haven for Carmenère that’s cooled by breezes from the Andes – this hedonistic wine is smooth, supple, and superb with stuffed peppers.
VIÑA TARAPACÁ GRAN RESERVA CARMENÈRE 2015
Maipo Valley, Chile
057513 (XD) 750 mL $17
92 points (jamessuckling.com)
Full-bodied & Smooth