Terra Mater Vineyard Reserve Zinfandel Shiraz 2017

13.50

Vibrant and well balance acidity lends a fresh and tasty palate. Soft and velvet tannins gave a rounded and persistent aftertaste. An easy-drinking wine.

Red Wine

Chile

About This Wine...

Nice red violet colour. Attractive and complex nose, fruits like plums, raisin, ripe red berries, well assembled with spicy notes like pepper, and some touches of cocoa and smoked tones. Vibrant and well balance acidity lends a fresh and tasty palate. Soft and velvet tannins gave a rounded and persistent aftertaste. An easy-drinking wine.

VINEYARD NOTES: Caperana Vineyards – Low yields. Deficit controlled regime. Careful viticultural management searching for the proper ripeness of the tannins and avoid green flavours.

VINTAGE NOTES: The spring was colder than the previous years. Yields were 10% higher than previous season. Due to the lower temperatures the wines were more fresh and fruity in aromas, with a well balanced acidity.

FERMENTATION NOTES: 5 days cold maceration. Selected yeasts. Temperature controlled fermentation (25-28°C). 4 pumpovers per day. 15 days maceration on the skinsFull malolactic fermentation.

25% of the blend aged in used barrels during 6 months

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Open one hour before serving at room temperature between 15° to 16° C. Excellent with grilled meats, especially Tandoori style. Great with a variety of savoury dishes, rich beef and game casseroles. Fit very well with fusion foods.

The winery

Chile’s first inhabitants believed that life began from the union between Mother Earth and the Sun. This is celebrated through
Paso del Sol – a range of friendly, easy drinking varietals which express the perfect union of each grape variety with the terroir. A long tradition of vineyard ownership defines Terra Mater’s cultivation of their vines, reflecting the best their terroirs – Isla de
Maipo and the Curico Valley – can offer. They rigorously practise sustainable farming methods and represent the perfect
coordination of top quality wine making practices, searching for innovation and the desire to achieve the best their vineyards can deliver through the creation of wines that pay homage to the generosity of Mother Earth. These wines represent some of the best value at their pricepoint on our list.

 

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