Wine "Kaiken Terroir Series" Malbec, 2014
Malbec: 80%, Bonarda: 12%, Petit Verdot: 8%
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Reviews of purchase "Kaiken Terroir Series" Malbec, 2014
Wine has a rich red-purple.
Taste wine fresh, fruity flavor, light spice and excellent balance. The finish is long and flavorful.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine present classic floral tones that are inherent variety Malbec. Floral notes are smoothly replaced by fruit.
Due to its good tannic structure, forms a perfect pair wine with grilled meats, stews and casseroles. It is recommended to decant the wine an hour before serving.
Wine "Kaiken Terroir Series" Malbec is a unique combination favorite Argentina Malbec grapes with a small amount of grape varieties Petit Verdot and Bonarda. The grapes for wine making is collected in different parts of the region Mendoza: so Malbec comes from the Uco Valley, Bonarda - of Agrela and Petit Verdot grows in the micro Gualtallari. Climatic conditions Mendoza province are unique and perfectly suitable for the cultivation of vines. This amazing place is located in the foothills of the Andes. The climate of the region is characterized as semi-arid. Thanks to this microclimate in the region of Mendoza is no risk of diseases of the vine.
The grapes are harvested by hand in 15-kg boxes. Primary maceration takes place for a week at 10 ° C. Subsequent alcoholic fermentation is carried out in 10-12 days at a temperature of 25 to 28 ° C. After completion of the fermentation process is carried further maceration on the skins for one to two weeks in order to maximize the extraction of skin color intensity and soft tannins. Finally, 80% of the wine aged for 10 months in French oak barrels. It is worth noting that for these purposes no new barrels, as those already used for aging wines from one to three times. After filtering soft wine bottled. The drink has a storage capacity of up to 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.