Wine Concha y Toro, "Don Melchor" Cabernet Sauvignon, 1997
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Reviews of purchase Concha y Toro, "Don Melchor" Cabernet Sauvignon, 1997
The color of wine - deep ruby red.
Taste wine elegant, pleasant and complex, with lovely tannins, giving bouquet power and a long aftertaste.
The luxurious bouquet of wine aromas of mature plums, balsam of cassis, chocolate and tobacco combined with notes of vanilla.
Wine perfectly combines with rich dishes - especially with lamb and steak. Also it can be to submit cheese or ham.
"Don Melchor" Cabernet Sauvignon - luxurious, full-bodied wine, one of the best red wines of Chile. This is the first ultra-premium wine in Chile, is the only one that has to its credit 23 vintages, each of which have won awards and praise of critics worldwide. The wine is made from grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon, obtained from the famous vineyard "Puento Alto", which is located in the highest and cool area Maipo Valley. Balanced weather 1997 guaranteed yields optimal maturity with excellent roundness tannic structure. The grapes were hand harvested during April. After fermentation, the wine was aged 12 months in French oak barrels. The exceptional properties of terroir "Puente Alto" give rise to a strong wine with huge potential for development and storage.
Concha y Toro - the largest company producing wine in Chile. Winery with that name was founded back in 1883. Founded the Spanish Marquis Melchor de Concha y Toro, who invited the famous French specialist Labouchere its winery. Labouchere brought to Chile the best selected varieties of grapes cultivated in France and assembled them before the phylloxera epidemic universal in Europe. In 1993 Concha y Toro became the first Chilean winery, started to export their wines to other countries. The company is actively growing, acquiring new vineyards. By the early 80s of the last century the company conducted a large-scale modernization of all their farms, which resulted in significantly improved product quality. In addition, due to several new series was expanded assortment of wine production company, which is exported.