Valdivieso Eclat Carignan 2008

Product code: 17VAL43B2008

Complex spice, red fruits and slightly wild aromas. A well structured wine being full bodied, lots of flavour and vibrant refreshing acidity.

  • Country:Chile
  • Region:Maule Valley
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Carignan, Mourvedre, Syrah
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 10

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Product guide note

This wine is made from a blend of grape varieties usually found growing in the South of France. It is an intense, full bodied wine with dark fruit flavours and lots of spice.

Production information

Producer: Valdivieso

Based in Lontue, the company has a wealth of vineyards and the quality of the terroir is shown by the single vineyard wines. The whole range encapsulates everything that Chile excels at: rich, vibrant flavours and smooth, glossy textures - and the wines deserve the multitude of gongs they have picked up in recent years.

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Production note

Grapes were carefully hand selected. Bunches were gently de-stemmed, and cold macerated for 48 hours before being inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation takes places in a small stainless steel open top fermenter for 7 - 10 days. During fermentation the skins cap is pushed by hand three times a day. There was post-fermentation maceration on skins for 14 days before pressing. The wine was aged for 12 months in French (100%) oak barrels.

  • Vegetarian Yes

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