Wine Cono Sur, "Bicicleta" Cabernet Sauvignon, Rapel Valley DO, 2017, 187 ml
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Reviews of purchase Cono Sur, "Bicicleta" Cabernet Sauvignon, Rapel Valley DO, 2017, 187 ml
The wine has a bright, clear ruby red color.
The taste of wine is full bodied and balanced, with silky tannins and a long finish.
Fruity flavor of the wine is filled with notes of plums and berries, hints of chocolate and tobacco.
Wine harmonizes with red meat, pasta dishes and a variety of sauces.
Cono Sur, Cabernet Sauvignon - is the perfect refreshing wine that belongs to the line "Bicicleta", is a special pride and joy of Cono Sur. Line of wines "Bisikleta" was recognized as one of the most comprehensive in Chile in connection with a wide variety of used grape varieties (more than eleven). "Bicicleta" - business card winery Cono Sur. These wines perfectly reflects the passion, dedication and respect of the environment, as well as innovation and perseverance in the search of new technologies in winemaking and viticulture in order to care for the earth, where they grow vineyards.
Grapes for wine grown in Rapel Valley, terroir is ideal for the cultivation of Cabernet Sauvignon. Crop is harvested by hand in late summer and fermented in stainless steel vats, allowing the taste and aroma of the wine is stored refreshing fruity notes. In order to taste the wine was more refined and sophisticated, a small portion of the blend is kept for 6 months in French oak barrels.
Cono Sur winery was founded in 1993 and less than 10 years has become one of the most successful companies of Chile largest export. Already in the first year of its existence, the company has exported more than 30 thousand bottles of wine. A few years later was acquired property in the Santa Elisa and 300 hectares of vineyards located in the surrounding areas near the age of vines which often exceeds 25 years. Also new was planted grape Viognier and economy Cono Sur was the first to use it to produce new wines in Chile.
Translated "Kona Sur" means "South Park", which is a brief description of the geographical location of the economy. To date, the winery owns 20 vineyards located in all corners of Chile, including Casablanca, Maipo Valley and elsewhere.
In 2004, 10 years after its founding, the company Cono Sur took 4th place in the position of exports of Chilean wines in terms of value and the third-largest. In 2008, the new factory was built specially for the production of wines premium. A lot of attention is paid to the use of new varieties. Contrary to the use of standards in Chile Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere and Merlot, agriculture Cono Sur Pinot Noir is actively using, creating a New World wines in the tradition of Burgundy. This strategy is reflected in the line of wines 20 Barrels Limited Edition and Ocio. Another innovative project was the company line of wines Isla Negra, where as the main varieties used Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Viognier and Shiraz.
Adolfo Hurtado, who is the chief winemaker economy, has twice been awarded the title of best enologist Chile and its wines have won numerous awards at prestigious international exhibitions. For the first 5 years of existence, the company has received more than 150 medals and awards.
"... No dusty bottles and genealogy, only the creation of high-quality wines that will continue to inspire us to a new style, creativity and innovation" - a philosophy that adheres strictly to the company Cono Sur.
Chilean grape variety disappeared from European vineyards in the middle of the 19th century, and appeared only 100 years later. Grapes Carmener ripens later than other varieties for 2-3 weeks, which allows him to reach its full potential. The berries of the last harvest ripen perfectly in a hot climate and go to create wines of a bright ruby color, which are not inferior to drinks from Merlot in the richness of the bouquet's structure, and from Cabernet in softness and richness. The Cono Sur winery and cellar are located in the middle of the Colchagua Valley and are equipped with the latest equipment, which allows you to combine ancient traditions with advanced technologies.