Viña La Rosa Don Reca Cuvée Limited Release 2017

$335
REGION Cachapoal Valley, Chile
SIZE
750ml
ABV


DESCRIPTION
Established in 1824 by the Ossa Family, Viña La Rosa is one of Chile's oldest wineries, and is renowned for its award-winning, consistently excellent estate-grown and bottled wines. Viña La Rosa has 864.1 hectares (2,135.2 acres) of vineyards planted in the Cachapoal Valley. 

The Cachapoal Valley is located in the warm, central part of Chile, a two and a half hour drive from Santiago, Chile's capital city. Cachapoal, which lies in the northern part of the Rapel Valley, is one of Chile's historic wine growing regions and within it, Viña La Rosa enjoys a unique position on the banks of the Cachapoal river. 

The climate is ideal for growing good quality wine grapes. The Cachapoal Valley is protected by the Chilean coastal range, which reduces the influence of cool and humid winds coming from the Pacific Ocean.

TASTING NOTE
Assembly consisting of 50% Carmenere, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah, and 2% Petit Verdot.

Aged for 12 months in new and second-use French oak barrels. Well integrated and concentrated palate with flavors of plum, cassis, chocolate and mint. On the nose this wine offers great power, harmony and concentration. Aromas of red cherry, blueberries, red berries, spices and chocolate.

Ideal to ripen with red meat, duck, chicken with sauce and mature cheeses.

AWARDS
Vintage 2014: Korea Wine Challenge 2018 (Gold Medal)
Vintage 2014: Tim Atkin Chile Tasting 2018 (93 Pts.)
Vintage 2014: Challenge International du Vin 2017 (Gold Medal)
Vintage 2013: Carmere Al Mundo 2014 (Gold Medal)
Vintage 2012: Guía Peñín Mejores Vinos de Argentina, Chile, España y México (92 Pts.)
Vintage 2012: Les Citadelles du Vin 2014 (Gold Medal)
Vintage 2012: China Wine Sprits Awards Best Value 2014 (Double Gold Medal)
Vintage 2012: Berliner Wein Trophy 2014 (Gold Medal)

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