Wine Viu Manent, "Estate Collection" Reserva Carmenere, 2014
Reviews of purchase Viu Manent, "Estate Collection" Reserva Carmenere, 2014
Wine of intense violet color.
The taste of wine is rounded, well-balanced, with pleasant tannins and a long finish.
Bouquet of the wine reveals expressive aromas of ripe cherries, blackberries, notes of black pepper and mocha.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment for roast red meat, duck, pasta.
Viu Manent, "Estate Collection" Reserva Carmenere - elegant red wine made from grapes with the addition of Carmenere Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The vineyards are located in the Colchagua Valley, the average age of the vines is 14 years. The soils are deep with good drainage and moderate fertility. For summer and winter temperatures strongly affect breezes from the Pacific Ocean and the Andes to the wind. All the vineyards are located vertically. Unwanted germs are removed from the vineyard in the spring and early summer, the leaves - in early March, in order to maximize the sun reached berries.
The grapes for the 2013 vintage were harvested by hand in the spring. Grapes separated from the stalks and was pressed in the vat. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out at a controlled temperature in two daily pumping. Then wort subjected maceration for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation occurs in nature. Part of the wine was kept in old oak barriques for 4-5 months. After mixing varieties, wine lightly filtered and bottled. Wine storage capacity - 4 years.
Company Viu Manent was founded in 1935. Today it is one of the most famous Chilean wine producers. Viu Manent company was founded and is still managed by the family View Botin. The founders of the winery was Miguel Garcia View with two sons. At first, they specialize only in wine bottling and sales in the domestic market, then a descendant of the illustrious family - Don Miguel Viu Manent - bought the first vineyard «Hacienda San Carlos de Cunaco», that was the starting point for their own production wines. In the 80s of the 20th century, the company decided to start exporting wines to the international market. 90 years have brought significant changes Viu Manent - was upgraded production technology of wine and bought two vineyards located on the beautiful soils. To date, Viu Manent vineyard owned by three total area of 350 hectares. The company's philosophy is very simple and effective - "The best wine is made only from the best grapes."