Tuesday, 12 August 2008

TN : Vina Chocalan Gran Reserva Blend 2005, Estate Bottled, Maipo Valley, Chile

This wine is a blend of 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Carmenere, 18% Syrah, 15% Malbec, 9% Petit Verdot, and 5% Merlot.

The grapes were handharvested during the first week of April. Fermentation was in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 28 degrees. The wine was matured in French oak for 14 months.

This wine was imported by Sydamerika Viner AB.

Colour : Deep blackcurrant

Aroma : Oak, coffee, chocolate, blackcurrant, herbs

Taste : Smooth, savoury, blackberry, blackcurrant, herbs, plums, coffee

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 167 SEK

Mark : B-

Website : Vina Chocalan
Website : Sydamerika Viner AB