Wine Tarapaca, "Gran Reserva" Merlot, 2018
Reviews of purchase Tarapaca, "Gran Reserva" Merlot, 2018
Wine opaque purple-red color.
The taste of the wine is full, dry, very intense, harmonious, with ripe tannins and good structure, plenty of fresh fruit tones and notes of vanilla, a delightfully long finish.
Wine with rich aromas of red fruits such as cherry, plum, pomegranate and cranberries, which are intertwined with notes of spices.
Wine harmoniously with meat dishes, steak, with hard cheeses and steamed vegetables.
Grapes for wine "Gran Reserva" Merlot harvested from the best plots economy that are most suitable for the cultivation of Merlot - "La Leona" and "El Inca". The grapes are harvested in April in the degree of optimum maturity. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel containers at controlled temperatures. Wine is aged 14 months in barrels of French and American oak, which gives it great elegance and balance.
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.