Wine Torres, "Manso de Velasco" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013
Reviews of purchase Torres, "Manso de Velasco" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013
Wine rich, dark ruby color.
Wine entices with exquisite taste fruity, smooth tannins and a spicy finish with hints of toasted bread.
The wine shows a refined aroma, woven from the notes of wild berries, blackberries and nuances of the skin.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, duck, game, goat cheeses.
In 1979, the company acquired a small Torres winery in Curico, in the Central Valley of Chile, and became the first foreign company that produces wines from Chilean grapes grown in a unique location at the foot of volcanoes in the Andes. Winery in Curico equipped with the most modern equipment, allowing winemakers to carefully monitor the entire process. The company was the first Torres winery in Chile, which began to be used in fermentation steel tanks at controlled temperatures and endurance exercise in high-quality French oak barrels.
Wine "Manso de Velasco" - a tribute to former Chilean governor Manso de Velasco, who was brave and enterprising man, known for his strength, courage and bravery on the battlefield. He is also the founder of the city of Curico (1743), where the grapes are grown for this wine. Vineyard "Manso de Velasco" is devoted exclusively to Cabernet Sauvignon. 100-year-old vines planted here, give very low yields and, consequently, their berries have huge concentration of flavor and aroma. The wines made from this grape are characterized by intense flavor, deep color and elegant taste with well structured tannins. After fermentation at 30 ° C, the wort is left for a month in contact with the skin. Wine "Manso de Velasco" was maintained for 16 months in French oak barrels Nevers (70% of them - new). The wine has a beautiful storage capacity and will reveal his fantastic wealth of at least 15 years of age.
Vintage "Manso de Velasco" in 2009 received a gold medal at the competition "International Wine Challenge" in 2013, vintage 2010 won a gold medal at the "Catador W" in Chile in 2014, vintage 2008 - a gold medal at the competition "Cinve" in Spain, vintage 2006 - the gold medal at the "Annual Wines of Chile Awards".
The company was founded by Jaime Torres and Miguel Torres in 1870. Iberian Peninsula, which are located the main vineyards of the family, known for a variety of soil and climate are ideal for viticulture. From generation to generation in the family passed the secret of making wine and love of the land. This tradition, innovation and vision have turned Torres into a known company, whose products can now be found in more than 140 countries worldwide. Today Torres owns more than 1,300 hectares of vineyards, not only in Spain but also in other continents. One of the main priorities of the Torres family is to preserve for future generations the culture of viticulture. Therefore Torres pays great attention to environmental problems and their solution - cleans wastewater, is actively involved in the preservation and transplantation of regional forests, and in preserving the Bonelli eagle in Spain and the Andean condor in Chile invests research on renewable energy sources (solar panels and wind parks), hybrid cars, the study of exploitation of vineyards and forest biomass.
In January 2007, Torres Wine Enthusiast named "the best winery in Europe 2006" for its innovation, commitment to research, for the significance in the world of wines and spirits.