Casa Silva Coleccion Carmenere


100% Carmenere


Colchagua Valley, Chile
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
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Special Vintage Info: All grapes from premium sectors of Viña Casa Silva’s own estates in the Colchagua Valley
Vinification / Winemaking:
How grapes were handled: Grapes 100% hand picked in small trays, preselected in the vineyard according to quality classification and ripeness

Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Hand sorting of the grapes before destemming. Pre-fermentive maceration for 5 days at 8ºC. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 14 days at 26ºC. Run off and malolactic fermentation.

Fermentation Management:
Reasons for this choice:
Ageing – barrels / size / time: 15% aged in French oak barrels for 5 months; 85% in stainless steel tanks

Technical Analysis:
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Tasting Notes:
Ruby red colour.
Gorgeous aroma. Hints of tobacco, black and red fruits.
Round on the palate, soft tannins and balanced acidity with sweet fruit, cherries and blackberry notes. Long finish