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Wine TerraMater, "Altum" Merlot, 2013

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Tasting Notes


Wine beautiful purple-red color.


The wine has an elegant, tasteful surround with soft tannins and well balanced acidity.


Attractive, sophisticated aroma of the wine is filled with tones of ripe red and black fruit, hints of spicy (clove and pepper) and light nuances of tobacco and smoke.


The wine goes well with grilled meat and chicken by unsharp Sauces and other Italian dishes.

Interesting Facts

Collection called "Altum" - a collection of fine wines created from grapes from only one vineyard. Each of the collection of wines made from selected grapes grown in a particular area, and it reflects the characteristics of the neighborhood. The name "Altum" originates from the Latin word Altum, meaning "sublime", "outstanding."

Wine "Altum" Merlot is made ​​from grapes grown in the area №74 Kaperana vineyard with low yields, located on the complex rocky soil. Thanks to the fresh cool weather of spring and summer of 2011 vines, despite a small crop, reached optimal ripeness, the perfect balance between acidity and sweetness, good structure and received intense flavor and tannins. At the beginning of vinification should be a 5-7 day cold maceration, followed by 25-day fermentation on the skins at 28 ° C with three irrigations caps per day and malolactic fermentation in barrels. The wine is aged 15 months in French oak barrels (70% of which are new), before bottling is not filtered. Wine storage capacity is at least 10 years.

In 1996, three older sisters Canepa - Gilda, Edda and Antonieta - realize their dream by opening a new winery TerraMater. A passion for wine production has been part of their lives, because the family Canepa in winemaking since the 1930's. Once their father emigrated from Italy to Chile and discover that the fertile soils of the Chilean viticulture engage easily and efficiently acquired vineyards. Today his business, but under his own name, his daughter continued.

Company TerraMater born on exceptional grounds, on which there are numerous vineyards, full of noble varieties. TerraMater owned 500 acres of land located in Isla de Maipo - the heart of the Valley of the Maipo. Here grow old, well-rooted vines, whose age ranges from 40 to 60 years, as well as the wonderful olive groves that produce the highest quality olive oil and apple orchards. Various structures, textures and depth of soil for growing a variety of grapes and produce wines of different character and style. Sisters Vineyards Canepa rich famous varieties as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Pinot Blanc, Petit Verdot and many others. One of the main directions of the company is to provide new and attractive flavors by blending wines from grapes with different characteristics. As the company said winemaker TerraMater Christian Vallejo: "TerraMater - this wine for any occasion and for all cases."
Huge investments in newly built new factory gave us TerraMater advantage over many of its competitors. Low cost, easy and high quality wines brought TerraMater popularity and numerous victories in international competitions.


  • Color depth: dark
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 17-18 °С
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  • Aging potential: 10 years
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