De Martino (Maipo Valley)
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De Martino Legado Carménère 2017 (Carmenere)
- Display: vibrant color purple.
- Nose: aromas of ripe red fruit accompanied by notes of snuff and spices.
- Mouth: medium, velvety body; very soft tannins with ripe black fruit, fresh acidity and a lingering finish.
APPELLATION: Maipo Valley
VINEYARD: Family Martino arrived in Chile from Italy in 1934, growing in Maipo variety of Bordeaux origin. After four generations, the family winery is a leader in innovation and is internationally recognized for selected terroir. Currently, approximately 347 vineyards that are identified with the potential of different climates are grown.
AGEING: Hand picked grapes. After selecting and-stripping, cold maceration tanks. Fermentation of the skins for 30 days with native yeasts. Aged in French oak barrels for 15 months used. You can store up to 2030.
PREPARATION: Wines "Legacy" come from vineyards in the Maipo Valley, selected for its unique features. The climate is temperate Mediterranean, the influence of the Pacific Ocean with the dry summer season. The temperature range between day and night, in the summer months, is at least 14 °C, with temperatures reaching 29 °C. In the alluvial soils, the result of ancient deposits of the Maipo River wines elegance and a unique complexity born. Bordeaux varieties like Carmenere, are the most important of Maipo. Piedras Alto vineyard is the birthplace of the first Chilean Carmenere.
WINE PAIRING: pasta dishes, meat, chicken, lamb.
TEMPERATURE SERVICE RECOMMENDED: 16 °C
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