Vina Casa Silva
Carmenère Reserva Valle de Colchagua
About this winery
The relative youth of this wonderful Chilean house has its roots in a much older tradition! Departing from St-Émilion Bordeaux in 1892, Emilio Bouchon was the first of his family to plant vines in the Colchagua Valley, but it was only 5 generations later that his descendant Mario Pablo Silva and his father decided to produce their wine under their own label. The other members of the family join them in founding in 1997 Viña Casa Silva, which has since become the most decorated wine house in...
Harvesting at the estate is done by hand. Manual sorting of grapes before and after destemming. Pre-fermentation maceration for 8 days at 6°C. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats for 10 days at 26°-28°C. Post fermentation maceration for 6 to 10 days. 60% aged in French oak barrels for 8 months and 40% in stainless steel tanks.
Brilliant and intense ruby red. On the nose, aromas of black cherries and plums with hints of spice. On the palate, tasty: round, powerful, with soft, sweet tannins and balanced acidity Pairings with red meats on the BBQ and empanadas.