Wine Caliterra, Cabernet Sauvignon "Tributo" DO, 2013
The wine is very dark ruby color with purple reflections.
Wine with a velvety texture inherent perfectly balanced, full, dense and rich fruity taste with juicy, ripe, slightly sweet tannins. Long aftertaste marked by a combination of elegant nuances of chocolate and pepper.
During aeration aromas of ripe cherries, plums and currants gradually supplemented by notes of prunes, smoked meats, coffee, tobacco and chocolate.
This wine is perfectly combined with the traditional dishes of the Chilean cuisine. It is fed to the aged cheeses, grilled red meat, as well as venison, beef, lamb or duck.
Cabernet Sauvignon is traditionally considered the most popular of dark grapes in Chile. Wine based on it is very easy to drink, leaving a pleasant aftertaste. "Tributo" Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception. According to wine critics, it is a very decent wine, one of the best in the region in terms of price and quality.
The wine of 2011 features a refined and elegant taste. The grapes for its production was assembled by hand in plastic boxes. Further berries were separated from the stems and placed in steel vats. Fermentation was carried out at a temperature of 26-28ºC, the wort is subjected to further maceration for 25 days to reach the optimal structure and taste complexity. The wine is aged 12 months in barrels (15% new) from French and American oak, which provided a good wine potential exposure.
Caliterra wine company was founded in 1996 by American entrepreneur Robert Mondavi and the owner of the company "Vina Erazuriz" Eduardo Chadwick, in order to make a reality of their common dream - the production of high quality wines that reflect the nature and potential of the Chilean terroir.
The farm is located in the Valley Caliterra Colchagua, where unspoiled nature, beautiful Mediterranean climate: cool nights, the sea breeze and bright sunshine create superior grapes, the basis for the mature, rich, concentrated and well-balanced wines. In 1997, the vineyards were first planted company varieties: Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 150 meters above sea level. Caliterra economy demonstrates a passion for high quality, so that the light are born bright, young, memorable wines.
The company's philosophy is to produce environmentally friendly wines created from grapes grown according to environmental requirements, where each grade will retain all its unique characteristics, reflecting the quality and purity of the Chilean nature. So, despite his youth, Kaliterra company produces a wide range of first-class wines, it should be noted that the production is not small, as are produced annually about 5 million. Bottles.