2015 Bodega Chacra "Amor Seco" Merlot Patagonia

SKU #1364999

Amor Seco is the name of a local Patagonian flower, in addition to lending its name to this lovely expression of Merlot from one of the most consistently surprising wineries in all of South America. Supple red cherry flavors combine with something subtly savory and satiny in texture- in other words, this is awfully good, wonderfully representative old fashioned Merlot.


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Price: $23.99

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Varietal:

Merlot

- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country:

Argentina

- Argentina is regarded as one of the most dynamic wine-producing nations in the world, and possibly the most important wine-producing region in South America. Only four countries in the world produce more wine than Argentina. Considerable investments (much of which has come from famous French, Italian and California wine producers) have been made in new vineyards and winemaking technology in the past several years, which along with recent plantings of more premium varieties of grapes, has made Argentina much more competitive internationally. The Mendoza region is the most important region in Argentina's wine industry. And Malbec, among other Bordeaux varietals grown here, reigns supreme.