Valdivieso Single Vineyard Merlot 2007

Product code: 17VAL9B2007

Sweet Christmas cake spices, dark cherries, and hints of prunes. Full bodied and flavoured wine, with the same fruit promised in the aroma coming through on the palate.

  • Country:Chile
  • Region:Lontue Valley
  • Vintage:2007
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot, Carmenere
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 10

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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

After careful hand selection, the bunches were gently de-stemmed. They were cold macerated for 48 hours before being inoculated with yeast. Fermentation was in stainless steel tanks and lasted between 7 to 10 days. During fermentation the must was pumped over the skin cap three times a day. There was post-fermentation maceration on skins 5 days before pressing. The wine was aged for 18 months in French (100%) oak barrels of which 35% were new barrels.

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