Even had some, from Chile, a bit meh.
2007 Viña Falernia Carménère Reserva
I can enjoy them when the green pepper flavor is more subdued, but some hit you with green pepper in the way that a Marlboro Sauv Blanc hits you with grass/grapefruit.
Have had a few very good examples from Washington AVAs.
Isn’t that the thief named Sandiego?