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GatoNegro Cabernet Merlot

Fresh aromas of strawberries and blackberries, perfectly blended with sweet hints of vanilla and chocolate. Yes. It is as good as it sounds

Cabernet Merlot
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  • Variety
    50% Cabernet Sauvigon, 50% Merlot
  • Origin
    Central Valley
  • Vinification
    Once they arrive at the winery, the grapes are subjected to cold maceration (11°C) for 12 hours and then alcoholic fermentation occurs under controlled temperatures (lower than 28°C). Pumpovers take place 3 to 4 times per day with an aim to produce a deeply colored wine that retains the fruity character of the grape. Before the fermentation is finished, the grape must is separated from the skins, to avoid excessive phenol extraction. The whole process is conceived to produce wines with high fruit intensity and smoothness on the palate.
  • Tasting Notes
    Tasting Notes
    This CS-ME blend has an intense ruby-red color with violet hues. Strawberry and blackberry aromas which meld with sweet vanilla and chocolate notes. Smooth finishing sensation with excellent persistence.
  • Serving Suggestion
    Serving Suggestion
    Ideal to pair with game meats, beef, lamb, pork, duck, pastas and cheeses.
  • Rating
    Wine Spectator: 87 Points, Best Value 2018

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