Tacora | Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenere Reserva

VINTAGE | 2011

REGION | Colchagua Valley, Chile

VARIETIES | Cabernet Sauvignon (85%), Carmenere (15%)

VINIFICATION AND AGING | Pre-fermentative cold maceration for 5 days, with alcoholic fermentation occurring at 27-29°C to better extract polyphenols from the wine. Post-fermentative maceration for 2 to 3 weeks. Aged in American Oak for 6 months.

TASTING NOTES | Deep ruby color with purple notes. Notes of blackberry, cherry and plum framed by elegant vanilla, coconut, and cedar from the oak ageing, finishing rich and velvety.

PAIRING | Steak, veal, pork chops, grilled duck, hamburgers and hot dogs as well as tomato based stews and pastas.

AWARDS

  • Gold Medal, Miami International Wine Challenge

AVAILABILITY
This wine is available in Pennsylvania at select restaurants and by special order through the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.  To order this wine please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.