Gran Hacienda Reserva Merlot, Maipo Valley


Santa Rita was founded in 1880, a boom time for Chile, and was a driving force from the very start; the founder, Domingo Fernández, introduced not just French equipment and expertise but also electricity to the Alto Jahuel region, where the winery is still based. As Chile’s second largest owner of vineyards, Santa Rita can draw on a great diversity of terroir, where the various grape varieties are matched to the soil and climate of individual regions.

Gran Hacienda Reserva Merlot, Maipo Valley

  • Product Type:  Red Wines
  • Country:  Chile
  • Region:  Maipo Valley
  • Producer:  Viña Santa Rita
  • Vintage:  2015/16
  • Alcohol:  13.5%
  • Grape Varieties:  100% Merlot
  • Closure:  Cork

Tasting Notes

This Merlot has a complex aroma that combines ripe black fruits and sweet plums enhanced by vanilla and spice notes. It is concentrated on the palate, with a very ripe, almost sweet structure, resulting in a complex and balanced wine. A captivating, full-bodied red with a pleasant, persistent finish.

Grapes were sourced predominantly from Maipo, A small proportion (15%) of fruit from cool, coastal Casablanca was added for lift and complexity.

Chilean Red Wines, Red Wines

Comments are closed.

Related Products