In Situ Reserva Carmenere, Vina San Esteban

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Really intense Carmenere but shows an sumptuous natural balance…enjoy the lavish black currant, plums and robust, deep tannins

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Description

The In Situ Reserva wines are made with selected grapes from the best vineyards, located in the upper part of the Aconcagua valley. These wines reflect the delicate balance between varietal expression and aging in oak barrels.

95% Carmenère and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.  The Carmenère blends grapes from the slopes of Paidahuen hill (920 m a.s.l.) and from the riverbanks of the Aconcagua River. The combination of ripe, red fruit and well-structured tannins from the hillside vines, with the soft and elegant tannins from the riverbed estate, give us this complex wine full of subtle aromatic tones and personality.

Hand-picked and fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel (28ºC), it was macerated for 18 days and then aged in 50% French and 50% American 225-litre oak barrels for 12 months. After the bottling this wine was aged for at least 3 additional months before release.

Deep aromatic complexity, black olive, black pepper, black currant and plum. Full-bodied and robust; dense and chewy tannins.

Food Paring Suggestions A flattering wine that will bring out the best in a honey-roasted ham or pork in a mustard sauce.

Additional information

Variation criteria

Case of 12x75cl, Single bottle 75cl

Bottle size (cl)

75cl

Colour

Red

Grape variety

Carmenere

Wine Type

Still – Red