Wine TerraMater, "Altum" Chardonnay, 2010
Reviews of purchase TerraMater, "Altum" Chardonnay, 2010
Wine pale golden color.
The wine has a fresh and elegant, well-balanced taste with fruity notes and a long aftertaste.
The wine is elegant and complex aroma with notes of tropical fruit, toast and vanilla. Mineral tones, notes of white peach and grapefruit appear at the end of fragrant trail.
Fine wine as an aperitif, as well as in addition to smoked salmon, fresh seafood and fish, baked or sauce.
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 "Altum" Chardonnay is made from grapes grown in the vineyard in the valley of Casablanca, 20 km from the ocean, located on mineral soils. Cool spring and long dry summer of 2010 allowed the berries to get the perfect balance of acidity and aromatic substances. The grapes were harvested in the third week of April, in the early morning. In the manufacture of wine first one-day cold maceration takes place at 14-16 ° C, followed by alcoholic fermentation 100% in barrels, stirring the precipitate twice daily for 6 months, 20% of the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged 8 months in new French oak barriques of medium roasting.
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 to find 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 owns 500 hectares of land, washed with clean water with the Andean mountains. 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 TerraMater often bring victory in international competitions!