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Viña MontGras, in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, was established in 1992 by brothers Hernán and Eduardo Gras, together with their partner Cristián Hartwig. The fruit of a mission to produce estate-grown wines of exceptional quality and originality, the MontGras estate today encompasses over 200 hectares planted to vine in the heart of Chile’s wine-producing region. Since the first harvest in the early 1990s, MontGras wines have earned over 200 medals and awards worldwide, garnering international critical acclaim. Santiago Margozzini serves as head winemaker.

Production Area
Country: Chile
Region: Colchagua Valley

Grape Varieties
85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Carmenère

Vinification
Grapes are handpicked at the end of April and subjected to a cold soak over 4 days. Whole berries are fermented on the skins and remain in contact with the skins for 26 days. The wine is aged 18 months in new French oak barrels before bottling.

Color
Dark, dense purple to inky black color.

Bouquet
Aromas of black currant, fig and plums, coupled with cedar, clove and spice.

Taste
Full-bodied, velvety smooth and very well-structured; rounded and ripe, with firm tannins; lingering finish.

Alcohol
14.2%

 

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