Wine TerraMater Altum Shiraz 2008
Reviews of purchase TerraMater Altum Shiraz 2008
The wine has a deep and intense dark purple color.
Well-structured, full-bodied wine with ripe tannins. Silk rounded taste with a long aftertaste.
The wine has an elegant aroma with notes of ripe red fruit, black currant, plum, frozen fruit, dark chocolate, coffee and oak.
The wine is perfect for grilled meat, filet mignon, lamb and venison. Also goes well with Italian dishes and fusion cuisine.
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 Shiraz is made from grapes grown in the area №67 Kaperana vineyard, located on the complex rocky soil in the riverbed Maipo. Early next 5-7 day cold maceration, then fermentation at a temperature of 28C with 3 irrigations caps a day and 100% malolactic fermentation in barrels. The wine is aged 15 months in French oak barrels (100% of which are new), 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.