Wine "Kaiken Reserva" Malbec, 2012
Reviews of purchase "Kaiken Reserva" Malbec, 2012
The wine is characterized by an intense ruby red color.
The taste of wine is smooth, with perfectly balanced acidity, round and elegant tannins, aftertaste expectancy.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine entwined tones of ripe fruit (mostly black), blackberries and wild flowers, which are complemented by nuances of coffee, chocolate and oak wood.
Wine is the most suitable to accompany dishes of white and red meat. It is recommended to decant for 30 minutes before serving.
Elegant wine "Kaiken Reserva" Malbec is made from grapes with the addition of Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon proportion (4%). Part of the grapes (70%) grown in the so-called "first zone" Agrela region and the rest is grown in the valley of Uco in Mendoza region. Most of the vines were planted in the first zone until 1970, therefore, it more than 40 years. Both zones are located on the high-altitude plateau in the foothills of the Andes. The perfect combination of climatic conditions of these areas and the work of talented winemakers in the end gave a fine wine "Kaikeyi Reserva" Malbec, reflecting the best aspects of its terroir. Ripe grapes harvested in 15-kg boxes. Maceration lasts a week at 10 ° C. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out under strictly controlled temperature 25-28ºC for 10-12 days. Wine was couched in French oak barrels. Carried out before bottling soft filtering. Wine "Kaikeyi Reserva" Malbec can be drunk now, and it has good potential storage for 5 years.
The "Kaiko" exists in Argentina for 10 years. It all started with the fact that in early 2000, son of the famous winemaker Aurelio Montes - Aurelio, Jr. - founded the company "Kaiken" in Argentina, wine which is currently in high demand in many countries. His name wine "Kaiko" obliged breed of wild geese fly from Argentina to Chile and back. To create the best wines were brought winemakers of Chile and Argentina, so the wines embody the winemaking tradition and modern technology of production of these two countries.
In the vineyards located in several regions of Mendoza - Cruz de Piedra, Maipú Agrela, Val del Uco, a thorough monitoring of planting new vines, handling, ripening harvest, therefore wines are of high quality standard. In the vineyards grow grapes varieties of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Bonarda and Vistalba. Wine "Kaiken" have their own style and character, they are expressive and elegant.
Montes winery, founded by the legendary winemaker Aurelio Montes and his partners in 1988 - an icon of the Chilean wine industry. From the first day of the company Montes its philosophy remains unchanged - the production of premium wines. Douglas Murray - one of the partners and founders of the company - said: "When we started the company Montes, our main goal was to show the world that Chile can produce high-quality wines prestigious premium, not only inexpensive wine for supermarkets. Today, after 20 years, we have read with great pride in the "Wine Spectator" that "now make wines of Chile compete with the best wines of the world." We are really proud to have made the first steps in this direction and have made a great contribution to the development of wine-making in Chile. "Montes logo reflects the basic idea of the company: the image of an angel symbolizes faith in the present and the future of Chilean wine, and the inscription" From Chile with pride "(in English the" From Chile with pride ") speaks for itself. Wine company are exported to more than 80 countries.
Montes winery and its founder, Aurelio Montes awarded numerous awards and prestigious titles. In 2007, the American magazine "Wine & Spirits" Montes called the company "Winery of the Year", and according to the magazine "Robb Report" she entered the hundred best manufacturers in the world. Aurelio Montes has repeatedly awarded the honorary title of "Winemaker of the Year", the Chilean president personally gave him an award for his help and advice wineries associations. Under his leadership, introduced innovative methods of work in the vineyards and new standards of quality in winemaking.