Casa Santiago Viña Requingua (Screwcap)
Vina Requingua, Casa Santiago, Merlot, Chile 2021
|Style||Light – medium bodied. Lots of fruit. Good with or without food.|
|Food||Superb companion to pasta, cured meats and roast pork.|
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Appearance: Deep red color with violet highlights. Nose: Intense nose of blackberry and dry leaves with a spicy touch. In mouth: Smooth mouth entry; medium bodied, very well-balanced.
We at Betri Kaup recommend
- Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers) and the Andes mountains (50 kilometers).
- parcels in the Requingua estate’s northern sector are characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.
- Maceration: Short maceration period – 10 days. Extraction: Traditional pumping-over, and mixing with liquid nitrogen. Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus) Temperature: 25-28 degrees Celsius. Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for two to three months before blending and bottling.