Wine "Escudo Rojo" Icon, 2017
Reviews of purchase "Escudo Rojo" Icon, 2017
Wine rich ruby-red color.
Taste wine powerful, bright and complex, with ripe tannins, notes of blackberry, raspberry, black currant, freshly ground black pepper, spicy and smoked nuances. The finish is long and deep.
Complex aroma of wine, full-bodied and elegant, with distinct notes of ripe fruit, black cherry and black currant supported abundant tones of blackberry, spice, roasted nuts and coffee beans.
Experts recommend to consume this wine with meat dishes.
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 and Sauvignon Blanc - in the valley 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.
Chilean red wine "Escudo Rojo" Icon perfectly combines the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc and Carmenere and Syrah saturation. In the beverage industry uses the so-called technique of Bordeaux. It is this flexibility finds the taste of wine, fruit and excellent tannic balance. Half before bottling wine aged in oak barrels for 12 months.
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.