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Siegel Gran Reserva Carmenere
Vina Siegel
Chile - Central Valley Region - Colchagua Valley

An intense violet red, on the nose the wine is intense and displays notes of spices, black fruit and dark chocolate. ln the mouth it has smooth tannins and a long finish.

Specifications
Appellation
Colchagua Valley
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Carmenere
Age of vines
15 Y.O. (Los Lingues vineyards planted in 2007)
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
60% red clay with 20% lime and 20% sand.
Vinification
Pre-fermentative cold maceration for 5 days, with alcoholic fermentation occurring at 27-29º C for a deeper color and better structure. Smooth pump overs happen once a day at the winemaker's discretion.
Post-fermentative maceration for 2 weeks. Then the wine is separated from its lees and malolactic fermentation ensues.
Once the wine has fermented it is smoothly clarified and cold stabilisation occurs when necessary.
Wine is then aged in French oak barrels for 10 to 12 months.
Production
5,000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

It pairs well with creamy pasta dishes, soft cheeses and pork based recipes.

Producer Information: Vina Siegel

Alberto Siegel was born in Santiago in 1946, the third generation in Chile of an Austrian family. His grandfather was an Austrian architect that built some very important and traditional ...
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