Concha y Toro Frontera Merlot 2001

Merlot from Chile, South America

Price: $7.99
Item No. 50440

Winemaker's Notes

Region: Vineyards in the Rapel, Curico and Maule Valleys of Chile Grape Variety: 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Description: Violet red, bright. Herbs, berries and pepper. On the palate, the wine is soft, tanninous, medium body, rounded and harmonic with a good finish. Very smooth. This soft, dry red wine is excellent with a variety of meat and pasta dishes. Merlot provides forward fruit and easy drinkability while Cabernet Sauvignon offers structure and longevity. Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.

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Founded in 1883, Viña Concha y Toro is Latin America"s leading producer and occupies an outstanding position among the world"s most important wine companies, currently exporting to 135 countries worldwide. Uniquely, it owns around 9,500 hectares of prime vineyards, which allows the company to secure the highest quality grapes for its wine production. Concha y Toro"s portfolio...

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Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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