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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
100% Carmenère

Vinification
Grapes are hand-harvested in early May. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. After the maceration period, 80% of the wine is aged for five months in French and American (70/30) oak barrels.

Color
Deep violet red color.

Bouquet
Powerful aromas of spices, wild herbs, and toasty vanilla.

Taste
Ripe black and red fruit, full of soft tannins, give this wine a big structure with a creamy and round texture. Elegant and toasty notes from the ageing oak allow for a charming and lingering finish.

Alcohol
14.3%

 

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