Wine Valdivieso Syrah Reserva, 2008
Wine rich dark red color with purple hues attractive.
The taste of wine with sweet fruit and floral notes, smooth texture, rounded tannins and a long finish.
In the rich fragrant bouquet of wine notes of ripe berries, mixed with hints of black pepper and oak nuances of blackberry jam.
Wine blends perfectly with grilled red meats and game, pork in wine sauce, Asian cuisine.
The grapes for "Syrah Reserva" collected from vineyards with low yields and high quality, situated in the valley of Colchagua and Curico. The warm climate allows vineyards Colchagua Valley held a long maturation cycle, producing ripe fruit with soft tannins, while grapes from Curico Valley have fresh fruit aromas and good structure. The crop was harvested by hand from 4 to 7 April. After careful selection of grapes was cold maceration for 48 hours. Then the grapes were added yeast. Fermentation in small stainless steel containers lasted 7 days, maceration of the skin 14 days. After pressing and malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged 12 months in barrels, of which 70% were French oak and 30% - American oak barrels. Ageing potential fault - at least 5 years.
"Valdivieso Syrah Reserva 2007" received in 2009 a bronze medal from the Decanter World Wine Awards, Gold Medal at the Mundus Vini 2009 in Germany.
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.