Wine Carmen, Merlot
Reviews of purchase Carmen, Merlot
The wine is ruby-cherry color.
Elegant, brightly fruity wine with a pleasant bitterness and hints of wood has a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine there are shades of coffee, caramel, chocolate, pepper and spices.
Wine will create the perfect combination with poultry, venison, lamb, pasta and steak.
The grapes for the creation of entering the line "Classic" wine Carmen, Merlot, 2012 are harvested by hand in the Rapel Valley. Further grapes pass cold maceration for 6 days and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats at 24-25 ° C. Then the wine is aged in barrels of American and French oak. This allows you to get a perfect vinification dry wine with the balance shifted toward sweets, with a fairly dense body and soft tannins.
Despite the fact that Chilean wines have appeared on the world market recently (15-20 years), year after year, they are gaining popularity due to the bright flavor, rich taste and attractive price. It is noteworthy that the State of Chile has a length from north to south for about 4,300 km from west to east - an average of 180 km. This geographic location ensures that almost all climatic zones, from subtropical to moderate. These unique climatic conditions in Chile have formed a large number of wine-producing regions, and allow to grow wonderful grapes.
One of the oldest and most famous wineries in Chile is "Carmen", founded over 160 years ago by Christian Lanz, and named in honor of his beloved wife. In 1992 the new factory was built and laid new vineyards. "Carmen" today - a vineyard area of 650 hectares and annual production of 5.4 million bottles. The vast experience, combined with progressive methods of grape growing and wine production have allowed "Carmen" to create a wide range of fine Chilean wines of the premium segment. About 94% of the total wine production is exported to more than 50 countries, which is the best evidence of their high quality. The main thing for us - find the ideal conditions to make your wine even better. In 2014, the publication "Meininger's" published the results of the annual international competition "Mundus Vini", in which two of wine from the "Carmen" received gold medals: "Gran Reserve" Carmenere, 2011, and "Gold Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008. The fragrance and taste of each wines from "Carmen" opens for you new experiences and invite an unforgettable journey through Chile.