El Campo Merlot

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Producer
El Campo
Grape Varieties
Merlot
Optimum Drinking
Within 3 years
Wine Style
Easy drinking fruity red
Alcohol by Volume
13.5%
Closure
Screwcap
Country
Chile
Style / Colour
Red

 

Grape variety : 100% Merlot 

Origin : Central Chilean valley, at the foot of the Andes (wine growing area : 114,000 hectares).

Vinification : The grapes are harvested when just ripe, de-stemmed, crushed, fermented for 10 days at a controlled temperature (about 30° C) and gently pressed. The wine is racked and matured in stainless steel vats.

Soil : Varied over the whole producing area, there are sandy, clay-chalky and stony soils.

Colour : Highly intense purple red colour.

Nose : Spicy notes, cherries, blackcurrants and small red berry jam.

Palate : Round and pleasing wine with a fine aromatic persistence, highly supple tannins, silky and very fleshy.

Food pairings : Serve with red meat, roasts, cold meats.

Serving temperature in C° : 18 - 20

Alcohol content : 13.5

Cellar potential : 2 - 3 years

 

 

 

 

 

The technical information on this wine is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. This information may be subject to change according to vintage

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