2018 Viña Chocalan VITRUM BLEND 0.75 Ltr. Tinto
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Brilliant and deep ruby red color. Powerful and expressive nose, sweet and spicy. Ripe red fruity aromas and jam. Great personality and structure. Well bodied, soft and firm tannins, very high ageing potential. Creamy, with anisette notes, melting together with smokey hints and bitter dark chocolate in it's linguering finish. AWARDS: Gold at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, 91 pts from Descorchados, the wine guide for wines from South America, 92 pts Chilien La Club de Amantes del Vino, gold from Tastings.com, 92 pts James Suckling, 92 pts Wine & Spirits, 95 pts Tim Atkin 2020.

Excellent to complement cheese, red meats, and wagyu. Game meats like lamb or boar.

climate

Temperate Mediterranean climate, with a strong maritime influence, due to the proximity of the Pacific Ocean and Maipo river. The mist in the early hours of the day assures low temperatures which dissipate later on, opening to higher temperatures, regulated by the coastal breezes in the afternoon.

soil

Piedmont soil of the Coastal Mountain rage. Granitic origin and clay loam texture.

vinification

Blend of 6 varieties, all hand-picked: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Syrah, 8% Malbec and 8% Cabernet Franc are harvested about two weeks earlier than the Carmenère (4%) and Petit Verdot (2%). Meticulous secand selection on the sorting table. Cold prefermentative maceration during 10 days in stainless steel tanks, followed by the alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts. 100% of the wine was aged during 14 months in french oak barrels, creating a complex and elegant wine, where the balanced attributes of each used variety is enhanced, giving extra character to the wine. Decanting is recommended. Serve at 16ºC.

€ 28.33

(price per unit)

€ 23.73
(from 6 of the same type)
vintage
2018
title
VITRUM
class
BLEND
region
Maipo Valley
country
Chili
color
Tinto
alcohol
14.50 %
Ltr.
0.75