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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
50% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 25% Carignan

Vinification
Grapes are hand harvested at the end of April and beginning of May and are subjected to a cold soak over 4 days. Total skin contact is 21 days. The wine is aged 16 months in new French oak barrels before bottling.

Color
Deep ruby color.

Bouquet
Ripe and intense aromas of raspberries and strawberries. Subtle aromas of cedar and vanilla from the old oak ageing give an elegant frame to the aromatic profile of this wine.

Taste
Rich, juicy and spicy. Berry notes along with roasted nuts and honey from the Carignan. A structured wine fluid texture and lingering finish.

Alcohol
14%

 

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