Wine Baron Philippe de Rothschild, "MAPU" Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere, 2015
Reviews of purchase Baron Philippe de Rothschild, "MAPU" Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere, 2015
The wine is dark ruby color.
The wine has a harmonious, balanced taste with expressive and soft notes of red fruits.
In the warm aroma of the wine is dominated by notes of black currant.
Wine is served with meat dishes, roasts, pasta, risotto and mature cheeses.
"Mapu" - a series of high-quality wines, has a slight fruity flavor. The wines are made through a combination of the latest technology in winemaking and excellent soil and climatic factors. Name "Mapu" from the language of the ancient inhabitants of Chile translated as "Earth".
Wine "Mapu" Cabernet Sauvignon / Carmenere is made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere from the best vineyards of the Central Valley of Chile. In the production of wine after a light pressing and fermentation of the wort is subjected to maceration in which exhibits characteristic grape flavor and taste. The alcoholic fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in stainless steel vats. Daily tasting each vat determines the length of maceration period during which the wine acquires a beautiful color and reaches a balanced tannic structure. At the final stage, the malolactic fermentation, in which the flavor of the wine becomes more flexible. The wines are aged in barrels for 6 to 8 months. Then the wine is bottled quickly, while maintaining its freshness and flavor.
In September 1997, the company Philippe de Rothschild SA, through its subsidiary Baron Phillippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile, began production of two Chilean varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. The range of wines was supplemented next year with two new wines: Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. In the future, the winery has developed, increasing volumes and expanding production. Currently, the production of wine used for about 30% of its own grapes, and the rest is purchased from winegrowers with whom the company has entered into an exclusive agreement. Entirely from grapes from its own vineyards farms produced wine line "Escudo Rojo", a more simple, such as "Mapu" and "Mapu" Reserva, - purchased from other farms.