CH Camino de Chile Merlot Central Valley
The grapes come from vineyards located in Villa Alegre, 285 km south of Santiago, in Maule Valley. This place has a Mediterranean-like climate, with mild winters and dry summers, with marked range of temperatures between day and night.
This allows the grapes to get ripe tannins, as well as excellent aromas and color concentration. Soils are a combination of sand and volcanic ash and the flat terrain gets and superb sunlight exposition. Yields are carefully controlled to produce concentrated wines, excellent quality and elegance.
Camino del Chile indicates the direction of Bodegas De Aguirre, today known as VDA, Viña de Aguirre, from their origins and their ancestors towards excellence. Classified as AA Company under the BRC Global Standards Quality Program.
VARIETALS 100% Merlot
TECHNICAL DATA Alcohol 12.5%
APPEARANCE Bright ruby, violet colour.
NOSE The wine has intense aroma with abundant notes of ripe red fruits, plum and pepper.
PALATE Tannins are sweet and velvety, with a long and lingering finish.
VINIFICATION The must is fermented in stainless steel tanks with selected yeasts at temperatures ranging from 26° to 28°C during a seven-day period. Prior to bottling, the wines are stabilized and filtered carefully to keep all the fruit.
PAIRING Ideal as a company for roast beef, pork, pasta and fresh cheese.
READINESS FOR DRINKING Drink now.