Wine Punta Nogal Merlot, Rapel Valley DO, 2011
Reviews of purchase Punta Nogal Merlot, Rapel Valley DO, 2011
Wine saturated purple-red color.
Punta Nogal Merlot - this is a great sredneteloe wine, perfectly balanced, with soft tannins and elegant fruity taste.
Punta Nogal Merlot wine has a complex aroma with notes of red berries, fruits, sweet aroma of plums and a hint of bitterness of coffee beans.
Punta Nogal Merlot wine as well by itself or in combination with meat, pasta, poultry.
Each wine in a line of wines Punta Nogal is made only from any one of the five varieties of grapes that are grown in the vineyards of the economy. Mostly young wine production are showing a light, fresh and bright character. With more elite grape vines going to reserve cuvée, shutter which takes place in oak, and the label has the designation "Reserva".
Punta Nogal Merlot - excellent Chilean wine, which is made from Merlot, harvested from vineyards Rapel Valley. The territory of the valley is protected by the mountain peaks of the Andes, a site with several sides by rivers, and from the west to the growth of the vines affects light ocean breeze. This area has a large variety of soils with good drainage. Wet cold winters and hot summers contribute to achieving the optimum ripeness and give berries juiciness and excellent acidity. Fermented grapes in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. Excerpt wine lasts for a short time in stainless steel vats. The wine has good storage potential - 3-5 years.
Punta Nogal - a joint project of major Chilean wine company Santa Emiliana, which was founded in 1986, and the famous Italian producer Castello Banfi, has the exclusive right to sell wine Punta Nogal worldwide.
Most of the vineyards are owned by Santa Emiliana, located in one of the most famous wine regions of Chile - Central Valley. The rest of the vineyards, covering an area of over 1,500 hectares grown in the valleys of the Rapel Casablanca. The special microclimate of these zones, the temperature and the sea breeze, the most favorable effect on the yield of the region, providing a gradual and uniform ripening.
To date, the Castello Banfi farm is equipped with the most modern equipment and cellars at the winery. Due to this diversity of terroirs for wines Punta Nogal were selected exceptional sites that create a bright, vibrant and very beverage wine. The farm uses only organic fertilizers in their vineyards, for which in 2001 they were the first to receive a certificate.