Reserva Privada Carménère

Carménère


Winemaker’s Notes

n the Maule Valley, terroirs with a high percentage of clay determine the mineral character of our wines. The cold evening breezes from the Andes mountains caress our vineyards, causing extreme fluctuations in temperature. The resulting wines are intense in colour, full of fresh fruit, highly concentrated and with mature tannins, delivering a well-balanced palate.

The grapes, of our own production, were selected and manually harvested, then subjected to a cold maceration for twelve days. This was followed by fermentation with selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks at 27ºC. The wine was then subject to malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels where the wine was aged for twelve months.

Cellaring Recommendations: Five to six years

Description

This Reserva Privada is an intense purple-red colour. On the bouquet, black plums, tobacco and soft spicy aromas combine with smoky notes. The wine has a velvety palate with Sweetness of silky tannins, black pepper and tobacco as well as dominate notes of ripe black cherries and smooth hints of toast, which make for a fresh, persistent finish.

Serving Suggestion

This wine is ideal with seasoned pasta, pork, paté, white meat with creamy sauce and smoked cheese. Best served at between 16ºC - 18ºC

Spec Sheet

Vineyard
Varietal 100% Carménère
Appellation San Clemente, Maule Valley
Vintage 2012
Body Full
Alcohol %
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