Wine Valdivieso, Merlot, 2011
Wine attractive purple-red color.
The taste of wine is full bodied, bright, with a smooth texture and refreshing acidity, soft tannins and excellent balance, with a long and pleasant finish.
Wine with juicy fruit aroma, with notes of mocha coffee, cocoa and chocolate.
The wine is very well combined with lean red meat, pasta, sauces, white meat with mild spices or mushroom sauce.
Valdivieso Merlot - representative of a series of high-quality wines "Varietal Line", the idea of which - expressed in terms of flavors and fruit flavors original character of each grape variety.
Merlot, 2011 is made from Merlot grapes grown in the vineyards of the Central Valley in Chile, which is famous for the ability to produce soft red wines. New methods of micro-oxygenation also allow the integration of sweet oak flavors for greater complexity, while the wood shades do not dominate the wine, but perfectly complement the taste. Vintage Merlot is harvested by hand in April. The fermentation lasts for 7 to 10 days in a small stainless steel tanks with the access of oxygen and stirring lodging every day. Passes a natural malolactic fermentation. Aged for 6 months in French oak barrels. Ageing potential Merlot 3-4 years.
Classic Chilean Merlot offers a lot of fun for a small price. Merlot series "Varietal Line" won a bronze medal at the competition Frech Challenge 2003, Prix Civart on VinExpo 2003 in Bordeaux.
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.