Santa Lucia

2019 Santa Lucia Merlot

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2019 Santa Lucia Merlot

Tasting Notes

Colour

Highly intense purple red colour.

Nose

Spicy notes, cherries, blackcurrants and small red berry jam.

Palate

Round and pleasing wine with a fine aromatic persistence, highly supple tannins, silky and very fleshy.

 

Vinification

The grapes are harvested when just ripe, destemmed, crushed, fermented for 10 days at a controlled temperature (about 30° C) and gently pressed. The wine is racked and matured in stainless steel vats.

Soil

Varied over the whole producing area, there are sandy, clay-chalky and stony soils.

Specifications

Year 2019
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 100% Merlot
Country Chile
Alcohol content
13% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 9.8 units
Type Red Wine
Cellaring Potential 2-3 years
Allergen Information Contains sulphites
Food Matches Red wine that may be served with red meat, roasts, cold meats and all the South American food. Best served at 18-20°C
Origin Central Chilean Valley at the foot of the Andes