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Veramonte Merlot Reserva 2009

Merlot from Chile
  • WS 87
  • RP 87
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Winemaker Notes

Dark ruby red in color. Aromas of blackberries, plums and blueberries with hints of black pepper. on the palette, fresh red berry fruit flavors with subtle and elegant oak characters.

The 2009 Merlot is hand-harvested fruit from our Veramonte Estate vineyard hillside plantings in Casablanca. We implement aggressive canopy management, that results in ripe and polished fruit with a long finish.

Critical Acclaim

WS 87
Wine Spectator

Fresh and direct, with a beam of damson plum, cherry and light toasty vanilla. Shows nice focus on the finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases made.

RP 87
The Wine Advocate

Medium purple color; earth notes, dark fruit aromas; savory fruit, ripe, drink now – 5 years

Veramonte

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Veramonte, , South America
Veramonte
Veramonte represents a return to Agustin Huneeus' Chilean roots. When he spearheaded development of the Veramonte Estate in 1990, there were less than 100 acres of grapevines planted in the Casablanca Valley.

The coastal mountain ranges surrounding the Casablanca estate create a unique terroir with a diversity of microclimates. The valley floor's cool climate is reminiscent of Carneros and ideal for growing premium Chardonnay. The foothills are warmer, akin to the more Northern reaches of... View More