The wide variety of flavors that gives the fruit of our land. Strains and best pairings.

Chilean name for the historic grape  variety also known as  criolla chica , mission and Listan Prieto. It is most common in Maule  and Bio Bio in the south and is mainly grown in old  unirrigated plots by elderly farmers, often as field blends.  The variety used to be scorned but Torres have made a thoroughly  respectable  sparkling pink  from it and it is slowly  appearring in more export quality bottlings


Food matches for Carignan include:

  • Spicy lamb meatballs
  • Chickpeas, beans or lentils stew
Wine Pairing