Casa Silva Coleccion Merlot


100% Merlot


Colchagua Valley, Chile
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
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Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled: 100% hand picked
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Hand sorting of the grapes before destemming. Pre-fermentive maceration for 4 days at 8ºC. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 16 days at 23ºC Run off and malolactic fermentation
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– Ageing – barrels / size / time: 15% aged in French oak barrels for 5 months; 85% in stainless steel tanks.
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Tasting Notes:
Beautiful ruby colour. Lively fruit aromas with notes of plum. On the palate, good body, fresh with nice, firm tannins.