Wine Cono Sur, "Bicicleta" Carmenere, Rapel Valley DO, 2019
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Reviews of purchase Cono Sur, "Bicicleta" Carmenere, Rapel Valley DO, 2019
Wine deep carmine-red color.
Taste wine juicy, elegant, with balanced acidity, fruity notes and amazing finish.
The wine has a fruity aroma with notes of raspberries and strawberries, which are complemented by nuances of spice.
Wine perfectly complement the dishes of beef, lamb, veal, and come to a hard, aged cheeses.
Cono Sur, Carmenere - is the perfect refreshing wine that belongs to the series "Bicycle", which is a special pride and joy of Cono Sur. Line of wines "Bicycle" was recognized as one of the most comprehensive in Chile in connection with a wide variety of grapes used (over 11). "Bicycle" - 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.
Crop is harvested by hand in late summer and fermented in stainless steel tanks, allowing the taste and aroma of the wine is stored refreshing fruity notes. Wine is aged 9 months in stainless steel tanks. Vintage 2012 was bottled in February 2013.
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 (Viognier) and hozyaysivo Cono Sur was the first to use it to produce new wines in Chile. The very name of the company Cono Sur translates as "South Peak" and is a reflection of the geographical location of the economy. Vineyards are located in many prestigious areas of Chile, among them can be noted Casablanca, Maipo Valley and.
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.
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.
"... 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.