Wine Valdivieso Eclat, 2007
Wine of intense dark red color with purple hues on the edge of the glass.
Well-structured wine with a full flavor, soft tannins, a variety of fruit shades and bright refreshing acidity.
Aroma intense and complex wine that combines shades of spices, fresh red fruit and nuances of wild violets.
The wine goes well with lamb, game, duck, pasta with soft sauces, white meat in berry sauce, grilled fish with vegetables.
Wine "Eclat 2007" shows the potential of the two atypical Chile grape - Carignano and Mourvedre - combined with Siroy, which gives the wine a distinct character and style. All varieties are grown in the Maipo Valley, in Melozal. This area is known for a dry climate, very hot summers and sandy soils. Under these conditions, the grapes are born extremely mature, fragrant, with soft tannins. Carignano age of vines is 60 years. Grapes were harvested by hand in the spring: Carignano - April 9, Mourvedre - April 17, Cyr - 22 of April. After careful selection of grapes was cold maceration for 48 hours. Fermentation in small stainless steel containers lasted 7-10 days, maceration of the skin 14 days. After pressing and malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged 12 months in French oak barrels. Ageing potential wine - up to 8 years.
Wine "Eclat" won several awards, including the Prestige Trophy at Les Citadelles Du Vin in 2009, a bronze medal at the International Wine Challenge.
History Valdivieso winery, located in the center of Chile, dates back to 1879, when Don Alberto Valdivieso has released its first product - Champagne Valdivieso. One hundred years later - at the end of 1980 - a winery Valdivieso commencement of commercial production of wines that have gained extraordinary popularity. Valdivieso among the top ten most prestigious brands Chile and covers more than 60% market share in the country. Valdivieso product line is extensive, the most common wines are varietal - Cabernet Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Rose. They are not only annual vintages, but also reserve wines, as well as the line Super Premium.