Wine Ventisquero, "Reserva" Merlot, Valle del Maipo DO, 2013
Wine of intense ruby red color with purple trim.
Wonderfully structured wine with soft, velvety texture gives a rich fruity taste with a perfect balance of acidity and ripe tannins. Spicy aftertaste pleasantly surprised by its duration.
Complex, somewhat spicy bouquet of the wine is woven from bright flavors of figs, cherries and plums in combination with hints of mint, tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate and toffee.
The wine will be the perfect pair with white meat, pasta and soft cheeses.
"Reserva" Merlot - the wine with a rich palette of aromas, fruity taste and a complex structure that is rightfully earned its status as one of the most popular wines among consumers. Blend wines "Reserva" Merlot is made of the dominant grape varieties Merlot (85%) with the addition of Carmenere (15%), grown in the Maipo Valley. Although the birthplace of Merlot - France, vine perfectly caught on wet and rich soils of the southern areas of the Central Valley. The grape yield is high. After harvesting, the berries are moving carefully go through the long process of maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Extract 70% of the wine takes place in American oak barrels and 30% aged in stainless steel tanks for 10 months.
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.