Wine "Las Mercedes" Ensamblaje, Maule Valley DO, 2010
The wine has a brilliant red color.
The wine has an elegant palate with soft tannins, smooth body, notes of ripe fruit, good acidity and a fresh finish.
The bouquet of wine is dominated by aromas of ripe plum and red fruit jam.
Wine is recommended to submit to the chicken, white meat, ham, soft cheeses, risotto and pasta with vegetable sauce.
"Reserva" Merlot - Chilean red wine from Merlot grapes grown on the plantation estate in Santa Rosa Valley Maule. Sandy rocky soil vineyards give the wine a floral fragrance. The grapes are harvested by hand at the end of March or beginning of April and transported to the winery in small plastic boxes. The harvest is double sorting. Fermentation and maceration are manufactured in stainless steel at a temperature of 26-28ºC. After that, 50% of the wine is aged in old French oak barrels for 4 months. Wine storage capacity is at least 4 years.
The vineyards are located in the dry coastal region of Maule Valley, in Santa Maria de Mingre, Santa Rosa, Las Mercedes and the estate Betuko. Also has vineyards in the estate Kanadilla located in the Colchagua Valley. The area of vineyards reached a total of 370 hectares. Cultivated varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Carmenere, Malbec, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Vinification is carried out in stainless steel tanks and concrete vats. Then, after the completion of malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged in barrels. And the French are used solely bochki.Podval for aging wine estate is located in Santa Maria de Mingre, which is in a dry area Maule Valley, 30 km from the town of Constitución. Basement has a capacity of 4 million liters. There is also a plant with administrative offices, laboratories and bottling line capacity of 2,000 bottles per hour.