Wine "Kaiken Ultra" Malbec, 2016
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The wine is deep ruby red hue.
The taste of wine is rounded, with a smooth texture, has elegant tannins and well balanced acidity. This powerful and lively wine with pleasant tones of black fruit, which is very harmoniously complemented by nuances of tobacco and vanilla.
Aromatic bouquet of wine abounds in intense fruity tones, hints of blueberry and ripe plums, highlighted by hints of spices, black pepper and rosemary.
Wine will be perfect pair with all kinds of meat, sweet desserts, soft and creamy cheeses, dishes with spicy sauces. Before being decanted recommended for 30-45 minutes.
"Kaiken Ultra" Malbec - one of the best wines of Argentina. The drink is made from Malbec grape. Grapes grown in the Valle de Uco - Valley, located in the region of Mendoza, in the vineyards "Altamira", "Vistaflores" and "Gualtallari." The wine is a true expression of their terroir. Val de Uco Valley is located on a high-altitude plateau, on the edge of the Andes. Microclimate of the region is very favorable for the wine, making it the largest wine region in Argentina. The grapes are harvested only when it reaches full maturity, as it affects the taste of wine. Maceration lasts strictly week at 10 ° C. Alcoholic fermentation lasts for 7 days at 28 ° C. Malolactic fermentation lasts for two weeks at a temperature of 22 ° C. Then, the wine is kept in the new, as well as one-, two- and three-year French oak barrels for a year. Before bottling the wine is slightly filtered. The wine is ready to drink, but its full potential will reveal the drink, at least 10 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.