Wine Viu Manent, "Secreto" Carmenere, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Viu Manent, "Secreto" Carmenere, 2014
Wine of deep purple-red color.
Taste wine complex, well-structured, elegant, layered with notes of spices and truffles, expressive and long finish.
Characteristic of the variety Carmenere wine bouquet opens with fresh aromas of red berries, plums, hints of sweet spice notes of black pepper and tobacco, earthy overtones.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment for white meat, roast poultry and pasta with light sauces.
"Secreto" Carmenere - dry red wine made from grapes Carmenere, which is grown in the vineyard La Capilla, in Chile's Colchagua Valley. The average age of the vines - 17 years. Harvest for the "secret" Carmenere is held in late April-early May. Grapes picked by hand and placed in a stainless steel tank, where the alcohol fermentation. For malolactic fermentation, the wine is placed in oak barrels, then allowed to stand for six months and bottled.
A series of wines "Secreto" (from the Latin. Secretus - hidden, not identified) - a wine whose grapes proportion, balance, endurance and many other facts related to the production, are held in the strictest confidence. By bringing together the art of winemaking and features of the terroir, wine makers have created the line, which uses a number of different grape varieties. The label indicates only the basic grade (85%) in the composition of the blend. The rest of that complements every type of wine and the remaining 15% is held in the strictest confidence. Most of the wines in this series are made from crops with young vines, which allows you to create a unique, fresh, fruity style.
Creating labels for wine was one of the most difficult tasks. The company invited the Chilean artist Catalina Abbott, which revealed the concept of the word "Secreto" for all six varieties of wines in this series, creating a unique style for each.
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 80 years of the twentieth 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!"