Wine Viu Manent, "Gran Reserva" Carmenere, 2014
Reviews of purchase Viu Manent, "Gran Reserva" Carmenere, 2014
Wine rich purple color.
This fine wine a great structure, medium body and firm tannins with notes of chalk. Long-term sustainable aftertaste.
The wine has a complex aroma with notes of black pepper, forest fruits, plums, blueberries and blueberry notes shaded with bright red leather and tobacco.
Wine is preferably consumed with grilled white or red meat, game, spicy dishes of Indian and Mexican dishes, lasagna, pizza, and mature cheeses. It is remarkable harmony with ostrich steak, wild boar stew and grilled vegetables.
Wine line "Gran Reserva" manufactured by Viu Manent from the best grapes harvested from specially selected sites it owns vineyards. Carmenere grapes for wine Viu Manent, Gran Reserva Carmenere, 2011 grown on a vineyard in the Colchagua Valley, with an average age of vines - 20 years. The soils are volcanic and alluvial origin, with low fertility and good drainage.
Winter 2011 was rainy, summer - dry. Summer temperatures are high during the day and at night - low. Due to weather conditions in 2011 acquired the wine good acidity, fresh flavor and intense aroma. The grapes for this wine were harvested in April and May by hand. Thereafter separated stems, berries and was pressed in the vat. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out at temperattsre 26-29S, then mash maceration took place for 2 weeks. Malolactic fermentation occurred in nature. Most of the wine (82%) was maintained in French barriques for 13 months.
Potential wine storage - 5 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."