Wine Cousino-Macul, Carmenere, Central Valley, 2017
Reviews of purchase Cousino-Macul, Carmenere, Central Valley, 2017
Wine maroon with purple tint.
The wine has a soft, rounded taste with well-balanced fruit acidity, smooth texture, round tannins and intense berry and spice notes.
The wine has a lively flavor, filled with shades of ripe red and black fruit and spicy nuances.
The wine is ideal for feeding to the dishes of vegetables cooked on the grill, barbecue, steamed or baked. Chilled wine particularly well accentuate the taste of fish dishes.
Wine Cousino-Macul, Carmenere is made from grapes grown on the slopes of the Chilean, terroir which favors this more grapes than his homeland - Bordeaux. Chilean winemakers have learned to deal with the old Bordeaux varieties of grapes and make wine out of it high quality and affordable price. Gentle, well-ventilated areas and slopes of the maximum late harvest - the key secret of deep and rich wine company. Vintage 2013 is different expressiveness and smooth texture, a strong character and an abundance of dark red fruit in the taste and aroma.
Vintage Carmenere to create a wine was carefully harvested by hand and immediately placed under the press. Vinification process took place in several stages: cold maceration (3 days), fermentation with yeast at temperature 26-28 ° C (7-8 days), malolactic fermentation and aging in steel tanks for six months, after which the wine was bottled in bottle.
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.