100% Carmenere aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Based in the Colchagua Valley just south of Santiago, Vina Casa Silva as a winery was re-established in 1997. It was done so Mario Silva a fourth generation descendant from one of Chile’s oldest winemaking dynasties. This is a behemoth of a wine. It is rich and opulent beyond comparison. Levels of cassis, prunes, damsons, plums, redcurrants mix with smoky, savoury, herby notes on the palate and a hint of cinnamon on the finish. This is fast becoming an iconic wine. Ready for drinking now, this wine will age for another 5 years at least. Pairs well with leg of lamb, roasted meats, game, curries, italian sausage, Texas-style ribs.