Wine "Altair" Bordeaux Blend, 2010
Wine intense garnet-red color.
The wine has a powerful taste with rough tannins and crisp acidity, notes of black fruit and coconut complemented distinct nuances of oak. The finish is rich, sustainable.
In the complex flavors of wine woven shades of minerals, herbs, earth, fruit and toast.
Thanks to its saturation content, the wine perfectly suited to the complex, heavy meals. Combined with hot meat dishes from beef or lamb obtained excellent duo.
"Altair" - the most expensive wine in Chile. Vineyards economy grow on clay soils saturated with flint, sand and volcanic rocks. The grapes for its production is harvested by hand with 18-year-old vines in the period between March and May, only in the early times of the day, after which there is a rigorous selection of fruit size and quality, and then the grapes were lightly grinding. Cold maceration lasts 5 days. Fermentation with pizhazhem place in wooden vats. Wine kept for 15 months (20% - in new oak barrels, 40% - in the first year, the remaining 40% - in two-year). This wine has tremendous potential storage - one of the three best wines of Chile.
Wine "Altair" - this perfection of details, the love of symmetry, exposure and experience. Elegant, clean and at the same time complicated, it really is a traditional Chilean wine, and connecting all the features reflecting the terroir Alto Cachapoal.
Altair Vineyards and Winery - a joint venture Laurent Dassudi, (Chateau Dassault from Saint-Emilion) and the winery San Pedro Vinas, is the third largest wine producer in Chile. Obviously, the project began as a dream of creating a true "great wine cru" of Chile, and Dassudi looking for those lands and vineyards, which could provide the necessary crop in all the required parameters. It is in the Valley of the Cachapoal he found what was the perfect place. These lands belonged to Guillermo Luksiku (San Pedro Vinas). Thus was established winery Altair, which takes its name from the brightest star in the constellation Aquila, and claims to be one of the most prominent wine producers in Chile. Ruler winery consists of two wines - "Altair" and "Sideral", which, with the highest quality, once again prove excellent potential of Chile to create world-class wines. Label for wine was designed by the famous Chilean artists themselves Benmayorom exposition of paintings which is placed at the entrance to the winery.