Casa Santiago Merlot

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Casa Santiago Merlot

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VINA REQUINGUA: Santiago Achurra Larrain founded the winery in 1961 and alongside new generations of his family, has grown the winery to be amongst Chile’s top 20 producers. The vineyards are located in the Curico Valley, where a mild-Mediterranean-like climate and varied soils offer superb conditions for growing many different varieties. Long, dry summers with radiant days and cool nights help the grapes attain the maximum potential. Winemaking is led by Benoit Fitte, who left his native France to join the winery in 2001.

 

BLEND:                        100% Merlot

LOCATION:                 Curico Valley

ALTITUDE:                   200 M.A.S.L.

TASTING NOTE:          An intense red colour with aromas of red berry fruits, cassis and a touch of mint.  This medium bodied wine offers soft tannins with abundant freshness and ripeness of fruit.

VINIFICATION:          This wine is un-oaked.

FOOD MATCH:            Superb companion to pasta, cured meats and roast pork

 

 

 

 

 

Producer:  Vina Requingua
Grape Varieties:  Merlot
Optimum Drinking:  Within 4 years
Wine Style:  Easy drinking fruity red
Alcohol by Volume:  13%
Closure:  Screwcap
Country:  Chile
Style / Colour:  Red

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