Wine "Sena", 2011
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Reviews of purchase "Sena", 2011
Wine of intense violet color.
Taste wine and velvety smooth, with hints of fruit and firm tannins, notes of white pepper and paprika and mineral aftertaste.
Bunch of wine, expressive and bright, revealed aromas of black berries, ripe cherries, spice tones.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif and digestif, and can also be a great accompaniment to dishes of meat and game, cheeses.
"Sena" - Chilean red wine made from a blend of 5 varieties of selected grapes grown in the region of Aconcagua. Crop is harvested by hand in small boxes, and then double-sorted. Vinification is carried out for each class separately. Fermented wort in steel containers at controlled temperature 24-30 ° C, with daily pumping. For Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Carmenere fermentation lasts about 19-25 days, and for Petit Verdot - about 6-8 days. Excerpt wine lasts for 22 months in new barrels made of French oak, which also passes malolactic fermentation.
In January 2004, during a blind tasting in Berlin Jancis Robinson, the famous wine critic, called the wine "Senja" "breakthrough Chilean wine." Then at the tasting were presented as French wines Grand Cru award categories and one of the most famous wines of Italy and Chile. Wine "Senja" in 2001 was honored with higher ratings than the famous wines Château Lafite, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Latour and Tignanello, Sassicaia and Guado al Tasso.
Wine label "Senja" framed in the form of an ancient manuscript with the press, which are derived from the Spanish word autograph Edward Chadwick: "Senja - the union of two families, united by a love of Chile, covered by a passion for the land and a commitment to excellence." The creators of wine - outstanding Eduardo Chadwick and winemakers Robert Mondavi - emphasized the perfection of this wine is bright blue lapis lazuli, which is so rich in the Andes, on the original round seal, saying such a way that "Senja" - a jewel among the large number of Chilean wines.
In Spanish, the word "Senja" rich with meaning and is a distinctive sign or personal signature. Winery Viña Senja, founded in 1995, is a kind of "distinctive sign" of Chile, producing unique wines, which have become an icon of the Chilean wine industry. During his first visit to Chile in 1990, Robert Mondavi has recognized the great potential of the Chilean terroir for the production of fine wines. During his visit he met with Eduardo Chadwick, whose winery "Vina Errazuriz", founded in 1870, more than a hundred years, engaged in the production of high-quality Chilean wines. They found that share a passion for wine and both adhere to the philosophy of excellence in winemaking. Thus, they have formed a partnership that resulted in the production of world-class wines called "Senja".
Vina Sena vineyards occupy an area of 350 hectares and is located 41 km from the Pacific Ocean, in the valley of the Aconcagua. The vineyards are planted on the hills north-east exposure at an altitude of 290-500 meters. Well-drained soil, consisting of gravel, stones and clay loam.