Wine Vina Carta Vieja, "Aves del Sur" Carmenere, Central Valley, 2016
The wine is a deep ruby red color with bluish highlights.
The taste of wine is harmonious, fresh, with expressive fruit and berry shades, among which is dominated by notes of blackberry and plum, subtle notes of chocolate and a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is revealed expressive nuances of ripe dark fruit, that blend harmoniously with sweet notes of Oriental spices.
The wine is the perfect accompaniment variety of meat dishes, including grilled meat, roast, barbecue, as well as cheeses.
The range of wines "Aves del Sur" is dedicated to the unique fauna of Chile. On the labels of wines depict the birds living in the Central Valley, which symbolize the spirit of freedom, independence, and ease of youth. These qualities winemakers are trying to bring to their wines.
Dry red wine "Aves del Sur" Carmenere is made from grapes grown in the Maule Valley. Grapes are planted at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. Due to extreme temperatures - hot days and cold nights - the grapes reach a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. The wine has a pleasant taste and aroma with notes of ripe blueberries and oriental spices. It can make a perfect pair of meats and cheeses.
Wine label "Aves del Sur" Carmenere is decorated with an image of red partridge.
Family winery Vina Carta Vieja was founded in 1825 by Carlos Alberto Pedrigalom, who came to Chile from Spanish Asturias. Attracted by the unique climate of the site "Lonkomilla" in the Maule Valley, where justified Pedrigal vineyards, which vines planted European varieties. Since then, eight generations of family Pedrigal engaged in growing grapes and producing wine. This winemakers adhere to established traditions, combining them with innovative modern technologies.
Today, Viña Vieja map is the flagship of Chilean wine thanks to the production of a wide variety of wines - from dining to high-quality vintage. However, many wines are made from grapes grown on old vines. The median age of these some 85 years.