Wine TerraMater, Vineyard Merlot, 2011
Reviews of purchase TerraMater, Vineyard Merlot, 2011
The wine is dark red with violet hue.
The wine has good structure, rounded taste with soft tannins and a pleasant aftertaste. Wine is very easy to drink.
Intense and complex aroma of the wine reveals notes of black and red berries, a perfect complement spicy with a touch tone of smoke and hints of oak.
The wine goes well with Italian cuisine - pizza, risotto, pasta, ham, as well as game and non-acute cheeses.
Merlot grapes for "TerraMater Merlot" grown on vines with low yields in the vineyard Peteroa. Cool spring and summer of 2011 created excellent conditions for grapes with great flavor, good acidity, elegant taste and ripe tannins. After a five-day cold maceration and fifteen maceration of the skin, must have passed malolactic fermentation for 15 days at a temperature of 28 degrees. Part of the wines are aged 6 months to two or three-year oak barrels. Notes of oak are well woven into the fragrant fruity character of wine. Recommended to decant the wine an hour before serving.
Wine "TerraMater Merlot" received a number of high-grade professionals and awards at international competitions:
- 2004 vintage was awarded 86 points by the guide for Chilean wines "Descorchados 2006 de Patricio Tapia" and a bronze medal at the "International Wine Challenge 2005" in the UK;
- Vintage 2003 - the 47th place in the ranking of "Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2005" ("100 best buys of 2005");
- Vintage 2000 won the silver medal at the "Vinalies Internationales 2003" in France;
- Vintage 1998 won a silver medal at the "Concour International des Vines 2000" in Switzerland and evaluation "Recommended" by Decanter Magazine in 1999.
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, continued docheri.Kompaniya 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!