Wine Clos Quebrada De Macul, "Anka Pargua", 2009
Wine rich ruby-red color.
The taste of wine is rounded and silky, well-structured and balanced, with vivid shades of red fruit, framed by notes of herbs, cedar and earth.
Bunch of wine, layered and rich, revealed an abundance of fruit and berry flavors, which are dominated by shades of blackberry and black currant, tart notes of herbs, fine nuances of cedar and eucalyptus.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat, such as lamb, braised in red wine, or rack of lamb, baked with herbs, pasta with red sauce, aged cheeses
In the language of the Mapuche word ideytsev "Pargua" means "full moon". "Anka Pargua" - strong and fascinating wine produced at the winery Viña Pargua. Winemaker Jean Pascal Lacaze and other workers wineries are making significant efforts to literally cast a spell on anyone who tries to "Anka Pargua". It is intriguing even have his label, made famous by the Chilean artist Benjamin Lira. In this work, the artist used the word "Pargua" as a source of inspiration.
Wine "Anka Pargua", made in 2009 primarily from Cabernet Sauvignon with the addition of Syrah, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Carmenere and Cabernet Franc. The vineyards are located on the slopes of the Andes. The favorable climate of the area allows the grapes to achieve maximum ripeness. The grapes are harvested by hand and carefully sorted. After fermentation and maceration, the wine is aged 12 months in French oak barrels.
Agriculture Clos Quebrada de Macul was founded relatively recently - in 1995. The founders of the winery began Ricardo Peña, who inherited the estate, as well as David Williams and his brother Jorge. A little later they were joined by 2 oenologist - Jean-Pascal Lacaze and Patrick Valette. Before the estate passed into the possession of Ricardo Peña, the entire harvest of grapes sold to other wineries.
When winemaker Jean-Pascal Lacaze ask why wine Clos Quebrada de Macul obtained so special, he invariably replied that reasons for that "old vines growing on the slopes, located in a great location, very low yields, wine-making philosophy of" non-interference "and, most importantly , the desire to achieve extremely high quality. "
Another co-owner of Clos Quebrada De Macul, David Williams, says of the wine sector: "We originally did not set the task of making wine in Bordeaux or California style. We just give the blame to fully show what the Chilean equivalent of the Grand Cru ...".