Central Valley

Alto Bajo Merlot


Alto Bajo Merlot

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Other Vintages: Other vintages
2017, 2015, 2014 and 2013
Appellation:Central Valley (Central Valley, Chile)
Winery: Alto Bajo
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Alto Bajo Merlot (£44.28) is a red wine from Central Valley produced by Alto Bajo that contains merlot grapes. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Alto Bajo Merlot

Alto Bajo Merlot (Merlot)


  • View: This wine has a beautiful garnet red colour.
  • Nose: This wine smells of sweet red berries, chocolate, with hints of coffee.
  • Mouth: The fruity notes of this wine, that of plum, cherries, and blackberries, add sweetness to the drink. This also contributes to the drink's smoothness. Spices and flavours of chocolate and coffee add zip to the wine.

APPELLATION: Central Valley

VINEYARD: Alto Bajo. The grapes used in this wine are grown in Valle Central, Chile. While Merlot is a famously French wine, the unique Chilian climate adds extra depth to this wine. The wine-making team for this company is lead by Camilo Viani.

GRAPES: 100% Merlot

AGEING: While the Alto Bajo company does not say how long they age their wines for, Merlot wine is fermented for an average from two or three weeks. Merlot is traditionally aged in oak barrels. Customers can choose to age their Merlot almost indefinitely.

PREPARATION: The Alto Bajo company does not share its secrets of winemaking. However, traditionally Merlot wines are made by destemming the grapes. The grapes are then fermented with the skins are to retain its dark red colour. The wine is then aged in oak barrels.

PAIRING: This wine pairs best with red meat and game meat, such as venison and rabbit.


ALCOHOL: 12-14%, depending on the vintage.

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Alto Bajo Merlot has intense aromas and flavours of ripe plums, sweet spices, coffee and chocolate. It has a soft and smooth texture and a pleasant finish.
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