Intense aromas of blackberries, plums and blueberries are mingled with subtle hints of cedar and spice. Fresh red berry fruit flavours are complemented with subtle elegant oak character, leading to a long persistent finish. The Merlot grape variety produces some of the most valued wines of the world, when grown on the appropriate terroir. Casablanca, cooled by the snow capped Andes, has proven to be one of the world's premiere terroirs for Merlot.
Background - Veramonte is one of Chile's most prestigious estate vineyards. Situated in Casablanca Valley, it sits within its own little valley, surrounded by mountains and has a variety of microclimates: Additionally, Casablanca Valley has the longest hang time in Chile due to its cool, moderate climate, which results in fantastic flavour development. The Casablanca Merlot is a gorgeous, dense, aromatic and a beautiful expression of cool climate Merlot.