Wine "Clos de los Siete", 2017
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Reviews of purchase "Clos de los Siete", 2017
Wine of deep ruby color.
Taste wine powerful, elegant, intriguing, with a dense berry-fruit core notes of oak and spice, sweet ripe tannins and good acidity. The finish is long, fragrant.
Complex, spicy and slightly smoky aroma of the wine plays notes of red and black fruit, blackberry, black raspberry, nuances of nutmeg, cloves, black pepper and minerals.
Wine is desirable to use with mature fragrant cheeses, beef dishes, lamb, venison with spices and sauces. It is also possible to try to duck, veal and pork.
"Clos de los Siete", 2011 - this is an excellent wine from Argentina for the first time created a world-renowned French winemaker Michel Rolland in 2002. It was he who introduced the original concept of blending grape Malbec with other noble Argentine varieties. This idea soon gained wide popularity among the other wine producers. Varieties used in the blend is grown with great awe and love in seven areas of the economy Clos de los Siete, in the region of Canton de Tunuyan (120 km south of Mendoza), at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level.
Michel Rolland describes the vintage 2011: "Full and fleshy taste wine, supported by excellent balance. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot form good coverage and tannic structure, Shiraz enriches the flavor and aroma. This complex blend of grape varieties intertwined together to create a generous and very delicate wine with a long, lingering finish and very fragrant. "
Harvest to create a "Clos de los Siete" is hand-assembled and placed in the basket 15 kg. The berries were double sampling before and after destemming. When applied gravitational compression method without breaking the cap. After maceration at low temperature are held daily pizhazh. Withstand the wine in steel tanks (1/3) and in new French oak barrels (2/3). Before bottling the wine is not papered and filtered. At the height of the wine will be in the period from 2014 to 2020.
Today, Michel Rolland - a legendary figure, one of the great oenologist who cooperates with 150 wineries in 17 countries. It is sometimes called "flying winemaker" - because he nearly half of its life in the flights. But otherwise, if his family owns land in France, Spain, Argentina, India and South Africa! Wine family Michel Rolland collected under the title "Rolland Collection". Michel Rolland loves the concept of "terroir", which, in his opinion, first of all, embodies the philosophy, culture and traditions, not just the characteristics of the soil and climatic conditions. Michel Rolland believes that any wine worth a try in person, without relying on crop year.