Wine "Albis", 2015
Reviews of purchase "Albis", 2015
Wine of deep red color.
The wine has a refined, elegant flavor with hints of dark chocolate and fruit. Long aftertaste is soft and velvety.
The wine has a scent with notes of black fruit, chocolate and minerals.
Wine is perfect for pies, soft cheeses, meats, fruits.
"Albis" - a beautiful, elegant, delicious wine from the "Vigna Pirke de Aras," which blends her, which included harmoniously combine two such different and colorful characters grape varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere, expresses the idea of co-creation of the wine of the two cultures and two great men - Piero Antinori and Eduardo Matte. Vineyards on which to grow crops for "Albis", located in the Upper Maipo Valley, at the foot of Los Andes. The vines were planted here in 1992. The average yield of the vineyard is 5 tonnes per hectare.
Impressive climatic conditions in 2005 helped to gather excellent harvest with perfect tannin structure and elegant bouquet. Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon collected in the last week of April, and Carmenere - May 22. Each variety is processed separately, to achieve an elegant and soft structure. Cabernet Sauvignon was cold maceration for 7 days. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration took place in French oak barrels made at the Cooperage Taransaud, at a temperature of 30-32 ° C. This period lasted about 30 days. Malolactic fermentation also occurs in French oak barrels, and then assemble the wine in December and matured for 18 months.
Vina Haras de Pirque - joint ownership Eduardo Matte and the world-famous winemaker Marquis Antinori. Matte himself - a successful businessman, reckless rider, who at one time was considered the best breeders in South America. When in the 90s of the last century Chilean red wines started to become popular worldwide, Matte interested prospective part of the land in the northwest area of Pirke Maipo Valley. This area is unique because of its favorable climate. Eduardo Matte economy founded Viña de Aras Pirke in order to create a wine company class 1, and the proceeds from the sale of wine means to modernize the oldest horse-breeding factory, which was founded in 1882. Therefore, on the label of wines "Ekus" we can see a picture of one of thoroughbred horses, won many victories in competitions around the world. An interesting fact is that even the building winery Vina Haras de Pirque is shaped like a horseshoe! Thus, due to the love for horses E.Matte and his passion for equestrian sports world was amazing wines that combine high quality and very reasonable price. Today, it is at the winery in the Maipo are best Chilean wines, famous for its powerful and rich taste that they give young vines of Chardonnay, Syrah, Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon.