Wine Cousino-Macul, "Antiguas Reservas" Merlot, Maipo Valley, 2013
Reviews of purchase Cousino-Macul, "Antiguas Reservas" Merlot, Maipo Valley, 2013
The wine has a delightful color of ripe dark cherry with purple reflections.
This luxurious, perfectly balanced wine with a rich, silky taste with medium acidity and velvety tannins. The finish is long and elegant.
The wine has a wonderful fruity, slightly spicy aroma with hints of mulberry and blueberry notes of toast and roasted French oak.
Merlot is well served with dishes of turkey with chestnut sauce, duck sauce, teriyaki, cordon bleu with pistachio sauce, eggplant lasagna and classic ratatouille. Also, the wine will be excellent company different types of cheese.
"Antiguas Reservas" Merlot, 2011 - luxurious, exquisite wine, deep purple color. Only the best Merlot grapes used for its production. The 2010-2011 season has been very good for wine, although scored low yield. A large amount of precipitation in the winter, cold spring and dry summer allowed the grapes to get a great degree of maturity.
Harvest to create a "antiguas Reservas" Merlot 2011 collected manually at the end of March. Berries have been cold maceration at 10 ° C for 7 days. They were then subjected to the ten-day fermentation by adding a yeast and an average temperature of 26 ° C. After passing the maceration and fermentation the wine was aged French oak barrels for 12 months. Before applying to get pleasure from "Antiguas Reservas" Merlot, it is recommended to blame "breathe."
Winery Cousino-Macul Maipo Valley is in, in the village of Macul, and traces its history back to 1564 yet. While Macul estate owned Spanish conquistador Juan Zhufre. The name of the estate - Macul - in the language of Quechua means "right hand". In 1856, Mathias Kousino bought the estate and created his own wine company Cousino-Macul. The company is still under full control of the family Kousino and has been manufacturing world-class wines, which incorporates distinctive character Maipo Valley.