Wine Escudo Rojo 2008
The wine has an intense ruby color.
Elegant beginning in the taste complemented roundness and fullness. Notes of blueberry, cherry and pepper gradually develops harmoniously interwoven with hints of roasted bread crust and smoked. A long, expressive finish combines the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and the roundness and strength Carmenere and Syrah.
In the aroma notes of raspberries can be traced, black currant and blackberry, complemented by notes of white tobacco, spice and mocha.
The wine goes well with pasta in mushroom sauce, risotto, mature cheeses, pate, roast pork and beef dishes.
Wine Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Escudo Rojo is made from grapes of the best vineyards of the Central Valley of Chile, Maipo Valley is an exceptional terroir for grape varieties Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere variety is grown on the best lands Rapel Valley. Wine Escudo Rojo produced since 1999. Family coat of arms of the family Rothschild - a "Red Shield", which translated into Spanish sounds like Escudo Rojo. Flamboyant style wine Escudo Rojo points to their origin and vivid nature of Chilean wines. Grapes for wine Escudo Rojo is hand-assembled and immediately sent to the winery. Next, the careful sorting of berries, destemming and crushing. Vinification is held in Bordeaux-style, at a controlled temperature. The wine is aged partly in annual oak barrels for 6-8 months, then quickly bottled, preserving its freshness and flavor.
In September 1997, the company Philippe de Rothschild SA, through its subsidiary Baron Phillippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile, began production of two Chilean varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. The range of wines was supplemented next year with two new wines: Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. In the future, the winery has developed, increasing volumes and expanding production. Currently, the production of wine used for about 30% of its own grapes, and the rest is purchased from winegrowers with whom the company has entered into an exclusive agreement. Entirely from grapes from its own vineyards wine farms produce line Escudo Rojo, a more simple, such as Mapu and Mapu Reserva, - purchased from other farms.