Wine Tarapaca, "Gran Reserva" Carmenere, 2018
Reviews of purchase Tarapaca, "Gran Reserva" Carmenere, 2018
The wine is dark purple.
The taste of wine is soft, rich, harmonious, rounded, mature and silky tannins, with excellent balance between fruit and wood tones, with an impressively long finish.
The wine has a violent aroma with notes of violets, cassis and spices, which are complemented by elegant notes of dark fruit and vanilla, hints of oak, chocolate and coffee.
The wine goes well with red meat, steaks, kebabs, grilled meat, seasoned cheeses and pasta.
Wine Tarapaca, "Gran Reserva" Carmenere is the pride of Chile and perfectly expresses the varietal character of Carmenere. The history of this variety began in Bordeaux, but the weather did not allow him to fully ripen in France. But today, this sort - the flagship of Chilean viticulture. Due to a late harvest wine taste is soft and harmonious, but because of the high percentage of alcohol - a complete and complex. Aging takes place in French and American oak barrels for 8 months.
Wine "Gran Reserva" Carmenere 2010 was awarded a gold medal at the competition "International Wine Challenge", a silver medal at the competition "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" and a bronze medal at the competition "Decanter World Wine Awards" in 2012.
Tarapaca - one of the most important wineries in Chile and one of the main representatives of the New World wineries. The winery was founded in 1874 in the Maipo Valley, at the foot of the Andes. This blessed place, according to the magazine Decanter, "is fast becoming one of the most famous regions of Chile with a cool climate and wines made from crops with natural low-yielding vineyards." In Tarapaca necessarily been selecting the best grapes, which are chosen the right terroir that, along with a careful vinification results in a high quality, balanced and complex wine. The task of the winery - "to produce high quality wine with excellent balance and taste." In the year of Tarapaca produces more than 13 million liters of wine. The average age of the vines economy is 12-15 years. After more than 100 years of producing great wines in the domestic market in 1992 Tarapacá began to export wine, winning major international markets.
Now the winery is part of Tarapacá Wine Group of Companies VSPT, which also includes other wineries in Argentina and Chile. VSPT - the first company in the local market and the second export of wines from Chile.