Wine "Escudo Rojo" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016
Reviews of purchase "Escudo Rojo" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016
The wine has a dense and deep ruby color.
Expressive, harmonious, rich, complex and balanced taste wine has a well-structured and ripe tannins, notes of dark fruit and berries (black currant, blackberry, black cherry). The finish is fresh and long lasting.
Sophisticated, powerful and elegant bouquet of the wine is made of sweet aromas of ripe red and black fruit, crème de cassis, spicy pepper, tobacco and licorice tones.
It is recommended to drink wine paired with duck breast or lamb with tomatoes.
Wine line "Escudo Rojo" made from grapes from the best vineyards in the Central Valley of Chile: Maipo Valley is an exceptional terroir for grape varieties Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere variety is grown on the best lands Rapel Valley, and Chardonnay - in the valley of Casablanca. Wine "Escudo Rojo" produced since 1999. Family coat of arms of the family Rothschild - a "Red Shield", which is translated into Spanish and sounds like "escudo rojo". Flamboyant style wines line indicates their origin and vivid character.
Dry red wine "Escudo Rojo" Cabernet Sauvignon produced from grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon, which is assembled by hand and immediately vinified by a special technique of Bordeaux. After fermentation, the wine kept in oak barrels for 6-8 months. Wine storage capacity is 4 years.
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.