Wine Porta Cima, 2001
Wine rich ruby color.
The taste of wine, corresponding flavor, filled with fruity tones, hints of chocolate and black currant, with a concentrated body, soft and silky tannins, long finish.
The aroma of wine volume, with emphasis on the notes of chocolate and cassis, hints of spice, blackberry, dried fruits, as well as typical mint tones.
Wine matches perfectly with red meat, cheeses and spicy dishes.
Cabernet Sauvignon for the "Porta Cima" grown in the valley of the Aconcagua, 110 km north of Santiago. The climate of the valley, surrounded by hills - Mediterranean, with a high thermal amplitude, annual rainfall of about 300 mm. Vineyard "El Triangulo" located in Panquehue Norte, on average fertility soils with a high presence of gravel. Vineyard carefully cultivated throughout the year, productivity - 5 tons per hectare. Strict management of the vineyard includes early removal of leaves surrounding the berries on the east side, close monitoring of irrigation, continuous analysis of the various sectors of the vineyard, and many other methods. Harvesting begins in late April. The best grapes for the production of "Porta Cima" selected manually in the morning hours at low temperature. Grapes was cold maceration at 8 C for five days. Fermentation was carried out in stainless steel vats first controlled temperature 26-31 C, followed by 25 days at lower temperatures. Extract of wine in French oak barrels lasted 20 months, making the aroma of wine became more refined, and the taste - well balanced and rounded.
Gutierrez-Porta family arrived in Chile from Spain in 1954 and built vineyards near Rancagua Cachapoal Valley. For several decades, they produced and sold their wine exporting companies and traditional Chilean wineries. In 1991, they decided to create their own brand and formed Porta Winery. In 1997, the Port Winery became part Vinedos y Bodegas Corpora SA. Today, the Port vineyards Winery located in key regions of Chile in the valleys of Aconcagua, Maipo, Alto Cachapoal, Colchagua and Bio Bio. Thus, according to its new marketing concept, the company has the ability to more fully express in their wines different terroirs.