Wine TerraMater Vineyard Merlot, 2009
Wine of deep garnet color black.
Mellow taste of wine is full of notes of plums, cherries, peaches, strawberries and black currant, subtle oak nuances. The finish is of good length, silky, fragrant and intense.
Intense spicy flavor of wine with notes of plums, ripe red and black berries, hints of toast and lightly toasted oak.
The wine goes well with Italian cuisine - pizza, risotto, pasta, ham, as well as game and non-acute cheeses.
Merlot for "TerraMater Merlot" grown on vines with low yields in the vineyard Peteroa. Hot summer and autumn yielded fully ripened grapes c good tannins and a pronounced fruity character that wonderful feeling in the wine. After a five-day cold maceration and fifteen of the skin, the wine malolactic fermentation takes place within 15 days at a temperature of 28 degrees. Part of the wines are aged 6 months to two or three-year oak barrels. Notes of oak are well woven into the fragrant berry character of the wine.
Wine "TerraMater Merlot" received a number of high-grade professionals and awards at international competitions:
- 2004 vintage was awarded 86 points by the guide for Chilean wines Descorchados 2006 de Patricio Tapia and a bronze medal at the International Wine Challenge 2005 in the UK;
- Vintage 2003 - 47th place in the ranking of Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2005 (the "Top 100 acquisitions in 2005");
- Vintage 2000 won the silver medal at the Vinalies Internationales 2003 in France;
- 1998 vintage won a silver medal at Concour International des Vines in 2000 in Switzerland and evaluation "Recommended" by Decanter Magazine in 1999.
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, continued docheri.Kompaniya TerraMater born on exceptional grounds, on which there are numerous vineyards, full of noble varieties. TerraMater owns 500 hectares of land, washed with clean water with the Andean mountains. 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 TerraMater often bring victory in international competitions!