Wine "Escudo Rojo", 2011
Reviews of purchase "Escudo Rojo", 2011
Wine bright pinkish-red color.
The wine has an elegant, pleasant taste with notes of red berries, balanced tannins and nuances of oak in the finish.
The aroma of wine is made up of notes of ripe berries, cherries, mint and cedar nuances.
Wine is served to roast pork and beef, pasta, risotto, mature cheeses.
Wine "Escudo Rojo" is produced from crops from the best vineyards of the Central Valley of Chile: Maipo Valley is an exceptional terroir for grape varieties Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere variety is grown on the best lands Rapel Valley. Wine under the brand name "Escudo Rojo" produced since 1999. Family coat of arms of the family Rothschild - a "Red Shield", which translated into Spanish sounds like Escudo Rojo. Flamboyant style wines "Escudo Rojo" indicates their origin and vivid nature of Chilean wines.
The grapes for red wine "Escudo Rojo" hand picked and immediately sent to the winery. Next, the careful sorting of berries, destemming and crushing. Vinification in the Bordeaux style is carried out at a controlled temperature. The wine is aged partly in annual oak barrels for 6-8 months, then quickly bottled, preserving its freshness and flavor.
In September 1997, the company Philippe de Rothschild SA, through its subsidiary Baron Phillippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile, began production of two Chilean varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. The range of wines was supplemented next year with two new wines: Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. In the future, the winery has developed, increasing volumes and expanding production. Currently, the production of wine used for about 30% of its own grapes, and the rest is purchased from winegrowers with whom the company has entered into an exclusive agreement. Entirely from grapes from its own vineyards wine farms produce line Escudo Rojo, a more simple, such as Mapu and Mapu Reserva, - purchased from other farms.