Wine Santa Carolina, "Gran Reserva" Cabernet Sauvignon, Valle del Maipo DO, 2017
Reviews of purchase Santa Carolina, "Gran Reserva" Cabernet Sauvignon, Valle del Maipo DO, 2017
The color of the wine - dark red.
Fresh, well-balanced taste of the wine reveals fruity flavor and soft tannins basis. For a long rich finish.
The wine has a complex, rich flavor with hints of plum, licorice and cherry. Subtle accents of rose and spicy notes of black pepper give the bouquet a special charm.
This wine is perfect with spicy fish or meat dishes, beef and mature cheeses.
"Gran Reserva" Carmenere - red wine, representing the Rapel Valley, which is gaining more and more popularity as a center of winemaking in Chile. A series of "Gran Reserva" is the wines that are aged in special cellars farm near the capital Santiago. As they say themselves winemakers economy: "These wines - the embodiment of tradition and living heritage of history, which goes back 137 years." Carmenere grape varieties are grown close to the Andes, where the vines receive the moisture from the cold mountain streams, giving the future wine a special structure and concentration. After a delicate pressing wort on the lees in stainless steel tanks at 32 ° C. Maceration is carried out for 10 days. Then the wine is aged 12 months in new and second-hand French oak barrels. Potential storage "Gran Reserva" Carmenere is 5-7 years.
Wines of Chile gained recognition around the world due to the rich resources of soil and climatic conditions. Chile - a country stretching along the Pacific coast, located in southwest South America. The history of the winery Santa Carolina has its origins in 1875. The businessman Luis Prairie bought a vineyard planted with French vines, near Santiago - Plaza de Armas. Today, Santa Carolina owns about 650 hectares of prestigious vineyards in the region: Valley of Maipo, Rapel, Maule, Casablanca. There are cultivated varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec, Chardonnay, Syrah, Carmenere, Semillon and drugie.Na for centuries Santa Carolina is known and recognized in the world markets by maintaining the traditions of wine-making and quality management . The volume of production of wine per year - about 30 million liters.