Antawara Reserva Merlot 2018

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Description

From Chile’s Maipo Valley, renowned for producing fine red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carménère. Grapes are cold-soaked and cool fermented in stainless steel prior to ageing in American oak barrels for around 8 months.

Deep ruby red in colour, American oak influence is evident on the nose with intense red and black fruit backed up by toasted oak, vanilla and coconut. The palate is vibrantly fruity, blackberry and juicy plum to the fore with fine tannins and gently integrated oak spice, smooth and rounded on the finish.

Terrific with slow roast shoulder of pork with roasted vegetables and crackling.

  • Full, rich, smooth
  • 750ml
  • 14.5% Alcohol
  • Cork
  • Drink by 2023
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Producer: Antawara

Antawara is a young winery, only founded in 2006 by talented winemaker Jaime Muñoz. Jaime had worked as a winemaker for large wineries in both Chile and France before deciding the time was right to set up his own venture. In 2019, the company acquired a new winery in the foothills of the Andes, 100km south of Santiago, and entered the top 20 of Chilean exporters.

Vineyards are centred around the Maipo Valley, an historic wine region going back 500 years from the original colonial plantations, and renowned for producing fine red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carménère. Hot summer days are followed by cold nights, old vineyards on the stony slopes of the sheltered foothills providing the perfect growing conditions.

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