Wine Ventisquero, "Grey" Merlot, 2012
Wine deep dark cherry color with bluish-red flashes and garnet hues.
Wine with a nice, rounded taste, which are woven shades of cherry, plum, mocha, licorice. Rich and intense taste pleasantly surprised by its fruitiness and elegant. The finish is delicate, velvety.
The aroma of wine captured the nuances of ripe red fruit - plums, cherries, raspberries, mixed with hints of spices (black pepper, cinnamon, vanilla). Also there are shades of oak, damp earth and tobacco.
Wine served with cheese average maturity and soft cheeses, stews, casseroles, spicy dishes, chestnuts, pasta and white meow. Suitable for dishes containing nuts and dried fruits - prunes, figs, walnuts and hazelnuts.
"Grey" Merlot - it is perfectly structured wine with a spectacular deep color and rich fruit flavors, designed for long-term storage (up to 8 years). In the blended wine is dominated by Merlot grapes (85%), faceted Siroy (5%) and Carmenere (10%). Berries grown on rich and generous land in the valley of Maipo, on loamy soils. Crop harvested in mid-March by hand, then sorted and carefully transported to the winery. Maceration passes at a low temperature fermentation - in stainless steel tanks. Excerpt wine lasts for 15 months in French oak barrels and 12 months - in bottles.
"Grey" Merlot 2009 won the silver medal at the "Berlin Trophy Award 2011".
Winery Ventisquero, having optimism, love for the land and vineyards, and based on the highest professional standards, is always looking for ways to create a unique and perfect wines. The first wine under the brand name "Ventisquero", which in the local language means "big blocks of ice" or "glacier", was released in 2000. The birth of the winery happened two years before - in 1998, when investors of one of the largest agricultural enterprises in Latin America decided to try his hand at winemaking, making the project "Ventisquero" $ 60 million.
Chief enologist "Ventiskuero" today is Felipe Tosso - an experienced winemaker, under whose leadership was built a winery on the coast in the Maipo Valley and planted vineyards for the first wines from the "Ventisquero". Following this were acquired vineyards in the least prestigious areas of Chile - Lolo, Casablanca, Colchagua. The winery offers a wide selection of wines, which are capable of as nice to diversify your weekday and become a luxurious decoration celebration at any level.