The Merlot Valle Central Tierra Antica fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 15 days, with two to three pump overs per day in order to extract the desired levels of flavours, colour and fine tannins. Merlot Valle Central Tierra Antica was stabilised and then earth filtered before bottling.
Sourced from vineyards in the Central Valley, where the vines are vertically positioned, spaced at 1.5 x 2.2 metres apart and drip irrigated. The crops are green harvested to eliminate short shoots and enhance the quality of the grapes.
Tierra Antica passionately believe in the quality, and quality-price ratio, of Chile. The wine sourcer, Steve Daniel, spent his formative years in the Wine Trade introducing Chile to the wine public of Great Britain. Time and time again we return to Chile to look for great wines at great prices, working with a network of long-established contacts in vineyards and in wineries to obtain the best fruit and the best conditions in which to turn it into great-value wine! The Tierra Antica range includes a collection of attractively packaged wines which represent wonderful value for money.