varietal Santa Digna Merlot Gran Reserva of Miguel Torres Chile has its home in the beautiful Chilean cultivation area Valle Central.
In the glass, this wine shimmers in an intense red with violet accents. The bouquet is characterized by intense aromas of juicy plums and plums and spicy notes of vanilla and liquorice. The aromatic fullness of this red wine is also wonderfully expressed on the palate. The present tannin structure harmonizes wonderfully with the spicy fruit and accompanies into the long finale.
In Chile, the crossroads that marked the transition from urban to rural areas were called Santa Digna. They acted as a kind of boundary stone that represented the symbol of growth and prosperity and promised all protection that moved from one area to another.
Vinification of Santa Digna Merlot Gran Reserva
After harvesting the Merlot grapes in Valle Central, the harvested goods are immediately taken to the wine cellar of Miguel Torres. For 8 - 12 days, this red wine is fermented at a controlled temperature in a stainless steel tank. After that, this wine remains on the mash for 21 days. Finally, this red wine rests for over 6 months in American oak barrels (volume 300 liters).
Food recommendation for the Gran Reserva Merlot Santa Digna Torres
This dry red wine from Chile is a great accompaniment to fried beef fillet with potato stew in dark sauce or freshly grilled steaks with crisp salads.
|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Region:||Valle Central (CL)|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , barbecue , autumn wine , Cooking with Friends , Romantic Dinner , Christmas|
|Ageing in:||small barrel|
|Organic, vegan, etc.:||Fairtrade|
|Maturation:||American Oak , Viertelstück 300 l|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||6|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||stone fruits , spicy|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||New World , Warm Climate Winegrowing Region , classic|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , modern|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Wein Service Bonn GmbH - DE-ÖKO-005 - Königswinterer Str. 552 - 53227 Bonn - Deutschland|