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  • Cabernet/Merlot 2015, “Calbuco”, Central Valley, 12% vol, 75cl

    Cabernet/Merlot 2015, “Calbuco”, Central Valley, 12% vol, 75cl

    CHI01

    The vineyards are located in Chile`s Central Valley, the strip of land between the Pacific and the Andes which is the traditional heartland of Chilean vinegrowing.

     

    The must was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks to maintain freshness and maximise the juicy fruit character of the grapes. Maceration lasted about 15 days. The wine remained in tank until bottling.

     

    A very dark, almost purple wine in the glass with aromas of black fruits. Soft and juicy with cassis, plum and blueberry flavours. Medium-bodied and fresh with a lasting, fruit driven finish.

    £9.18

  • Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Cousiño-Macul, Central Valley, 13% vol, 75cl

    Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Cousiño-Macul, Central Valley, 13% vol, 75cl

    CHI10

    Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.

     

    The Central Valley Sauvignon Blanc is clear and bright with an attractive pale yellow colour with greenish hints. The nose has an intense bouquets so typical of the Sauvignon Blanc with citric and grassy notes. The palate is dry with fresh acidity and ripe fruit.

    £9.30

  • Merlot 2014, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Merlot 2014, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    CHI13

    Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.

     

    This wine is a very modern expression of Merlot. The emphasis is to maintain the juicy, fruit character of the variety – lots of fruit, no wood and extremely well balanced.


    The fruit is from the Maipo Valley and after harvesting the grapes were crushed and underwent a 3 day cold maceration to extract colour and character from the fruit. Fermentation was in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.


    Ruby red in colour with purple hints, this young, fresh wine has a soft nose with aromas of black plums with a hint of spice. Ithe palate is soft with ample fruit balanced by gentle tannins.

    £9.30

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Cousiño-Macul, Central Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Cousiño-Macul, Central Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    CHI12

    Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.

     

    This wine is a very modern expression of Cabernet Sauvignon. The emphasis is to maintain the full, fruit character of the variety – lots of fruit, no wood and extremely well balanced.


    The fruit is from the Central Valley and after harvesting the grapes were crushed and underwent a 5 day cold maceration to extract colour and character from the fruit.

     

    Fermentation was in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats and lasted 10 days.


    Ruby red in colour with purple hints, this young, fresh wine has a pronounced nose with aromas of ripe berries – blackcurrants and redcurrants – with a hint of spice. The palate is fresh with good blackcurrant fruit, fine acidity and soft tannins.

    £9.30

  • Sauvignon Blanc 2016, “Calbuco”, Central Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Sauvignon Blanc 2016, “Calbuco”, Central Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    CHI02

    The vineyards are located in Chile’s Central Valley, which is the strip of land between the Pacific and the Andes. The climate here is strongly influenced by both the ocean on one side and the mountains on the other.

     

    The grapes were hand-picked, destemmed and crushed in an oxygen-free environment. The must was quickly chilled to help preserve aromas and then pressed. The juice was allowed to settle for 36–48 hours prior to fermentation at 12º–14ºC. The wine was then racked off its lees and remained in tank until bottling.

     

    Slightly greenish pale yellow. Clean and bright, this wine has intense, fresh and pure aromas with notes of grapefruit and lemon. Balanced and harmonious, it has a pleasant volume, a refreshing acidity and great development in the palate. It has an interesting and persistent finish.

    £10.44

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 “Antiguas Reservas”, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo, 14% vol, 75cl

    Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 “Antiguas Reservas”, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo, 14% vol, 75cl

    CHI7

    Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.

     

    The mission of Cousiño Macul is to produce world-class wines that are unmistakably Chilean, carrying the distinctive character of the Maipo Valley.

     

    The name of the winery is derived from the family name of its founder (Matías Cousiño), plus the name given to the area where the estate was built, within the Maipo Valley: the company name implies “the Cousiño estate at Macul”.

     

    This elegant Cabernet Sauvignon was aged in French oak for 12 months and rested in bottle for a further 6 months prior to its release. It shows hint of spices, cherries and blackcurrants and is a perfect match for roasts and grills.

     

     

    £11.76

  • Chardonnay 2015 “Antiguas Reservas”, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Chardonnay 2015 “Antiguas Reservas”, Cousiño-Macul, Maipo Valley, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    CHI3

    Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.

     

    The mission of Cousiño Macul is to produce world-class wines that are unmistakably Chilean, carrying the distinctive character of the Maipo Valley.

     

    The name of the winery is derived from the family name of its founder (Matías Cousiño), plus the name given to the area where the estate was built, within the Maipo Valley: the company name implies “the Cousiño estate at Macul”.

     

    This is an appealing, well structured Chardonnay with generous aromas of toast, honey and ripe tropical fruits. A buttery, rich wine with subtle oak flavours on the palate, it matches well with fish, salads and white meat dishes.

    £11.76