Wine Apaltagua, "Pacifico Sur" Reserva Carmenere, Curico Valley DO, 2019
Reviews of purchase Apaltagua, "Pacifico Sur" Reserva Carmenere, Curico Valley DO, 2019
The color of wine - red and purple, shiny and bright.
The taste of wine full-bodied and concentrated, generous and focused, with soft tannins, floral notes and a long finish.
The elegant aroma of wine is dominated by notes of ripe blackberries, tobacco, black pepper.
Wine is recommended for cold meats (sausage and cured meat), meat dishes (beef, lamb).
"Pacifico Sur" Reserva, Carmenere - dry red wine from grapes Carmenere grown on a vineyard of 60 hectares, is located in Trikala, in the Curicó Valley. The vineyard is planted in an area with extreme weather conditions are ideal for the growth of vines, near the Pacific Ocean, after whom is named range wines "Pacifico Sur". The Mediterranean climate favors the production of grapes with unique properties. Vinification is carried out in the traditional style of cold maceration, fermentation at a temperature of 28-30 ° C for seven days or more ten-day maceration. Then, half of the wine is aged for 6 to 8 months in French oak barrels. After blending and bottling Carmenere matures three to six months.
Viña Apaltagua located in a prestigious area in the Apalta Valley Cachapoal. Apaltagua history began in 1995, when the successful American businessman Edward Tutunzhan spent his holidays in Chile and just fell in love with the wine of the country. Having made the decision to invest in the Chilean wine industry, he bought his first vineyard in the prestigious Curico Valley. In the future, to increase the acreage was acquired several vineyards in different regions of Chile.
Today, agriculture Apaltagua has five vineyards located in major wine-producing valleys of the country, characterized by excellent conditions for viticulture. This allows the company to produce a variety of wines, as well as to be recognized and respected globally for their quality. Apaltagua wines are produced under the guidance of an experienced winemaker Benjamin May and consultant oenologist Álvaro Spinoza, one of the leading wine producers of the country and the pioneer of biodynamic method of growing grapes in Chile.