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Wine Details
Rodrigo Zamorano - Chief Winemaker - in the vineyard, short sleeved white shirt, and pale gaucho hat

Merlot Reserva 2018

Colchagua Valley
  • 75cl bottle

This wine has a very lively ruby red colour. The nose is fresh and elegant. Fruity and flowery aromas appear at ?rst. Berries such as raspberry and strawberry are present accompanied slight “pain grillé” notes. Finally, some black pepper and snuff notes complete this complex bouquet. On the palate is fresh and balanced. Highlight fresh fruit flavours and vibrant acidity that leaves us biding good longevity for this wine.

Vineyards

The Colchagua Valley is home to Estate, located 200 km south of Santiago and 60 km from the coast at 150 metres above sea Estate has approximately 1,085 ha with approximately 75% of untouched land and Mediterranean climate, where cool nights and gentle breezes temper the sun's energy creating perfectly ripe, intense, concentrated and balanced wines. The Reserva Merlot grapes are sourced from specific vineyard blocks in the Estate which have moderately deep clay colluvial soil with embedded stone.

Winemaking

Fermented in 100% stainless steel tanks, 30% is then aged for 7-9 months in French barrels of second or third use.

Enjoy with:

  • Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
  • Pizza/Pasta
  • Salads and Picnics
  • Casseroles/Stews
  • Mild Creamy Cheeses
  • Mature Strong Cheeses
Grilled chicken with roasted veg in a rich tomato sauce