Dark ruby red color. Aromas of blackberries, plums and blueberries with hints of black pepper. Fresh red berry fruit flavors with subtle and elegant oak characters. The 2010 Merlot is hand-harvested fruit
from the Veramonte Estate vineyard hillside plantings in Casablanca. Veramonte implements aggressive canopy management that results in ripe and polished fruit with a long finish.
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