Wine TerraMater Altum Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Reviews of purchase TerraMater Altum Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
The wine has a deep red-black color with purple reflections.
The taste of wine is rounded, velvety, well structured. Fruity, elegant and complex wine that ends with a pleasant aftertaste.
The wine alluring and elegant fragrance with notes of red and black fruits, vanilla and smoke. Also felt lighter shades of spices, especially black pepper.
The wine is perfect with red meat, especially beef tenderloin, braised beef, lamb chops and filet mignon. It is also the perfect complement to the meat of wild boar or ostrich, various cheeses.
Collection called "Altum" - a collection of fine wines created from grapes from only one vineyard. Each of the collection of wines made from selected grapes grown in a particular area, and it reflects the characteristics of the neighborhood. The name "Altum" originates from the Latin word Altum, meaning "sublime", "outstanding."
Wine TerraMater Altum Cabernet Sauvignon is made from grapes harvested in the vineyard "Block 16" in Curico Valley, located on the hillside. The unique climate with mild ocean breezes, good soil and a sufficiently large temperature fluctuations between day and night leads to the fact that Cabernet Sauvignon in these places get darker in color and more mature tannins. Average age of vines is from 50 to 60 years, the yield of each vine about 1.4 kg. At the beginning of the production of grapes waiting for a 5-7 day cold maceration, followed by maceration for 30 days, fermentation at 28C with 5 irrigations caps a day and 100% malolactic fermentation in barrels. The wine is aged 15 months in 100% new French oak barrels before bottling is not filtered.
In 1996, three older sisters Canepa - Gilda, Edda and Antonieta - realize their dream by opening a new winery TerraMater. A passion for wine production has been part of their lives, because the family Canepa in winemaking since the 1930's. Once their father emigrated from Italy to Chile and discover that the fertile soils of the Chilean viticulture engage easily and efficiently acquired vineyards. Today his business, but under his own name, his daughter continued.
Company TerraMater born on exceptional grounds, on which there are numerous vineyards, full of noble varieties. TerraMater owned 500 acres of land located in Isla de Maipo - the heart of the Valley of the Maipo. Here grow old, well-rooted vines, whose age ranges from 40 to 60 years, as well as the wonderful olive groves that produce the highest quality olive oil and apple orchards. Various structures, textures and depth of soil for growing a variety of grapes and produce wines of different character and style. Sisters Vineyards Canepa rich famous varieties as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Pinot Blanc, Petit Verdot and many others. One of the main directions of the company is to provide new and attractive flavors by blending wines from grapes with different characteristics. As the company said winemaker TerraMater Christian Vallejo: "TerraMater - this wine for any occasion and for all cases."
Huge investments in newly built new factory gave us TerraMater advantage over many of its competitors. Low cost, easy and high quality wines brought TerraMater popularity and numerous victories in international competitions.