De MartinoEstate Merlot 2022Product code: 13365
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Manifesting a perfect balance and depth, De Martino Estate Merlot is a charming representation of Chilean winemaking savoir-faire. Its appealing, garnet red hue complements the delightful array of aromas, hinting at ripe plum, blackberry, and a touch of vanilla. Upon tasting, one recognises the subtle interplay of dark fruit flavours, delicate spices, and modest oak influence. With medium-bodied, elegant tannins, it’s well-structured and smooth on the palate. An ideal accompaniment for roast meats or cheese, this Merlot reflects De Martino's commitment to producing quality wine respecting both nature and local traditions.
Ripe dark and red berry fruit aromatics including blueberries and raspberries, combined with a plummy and spicy note.
About the Winery
De Martino winery is a renowned Chilean vineyard that has garnered a prestigious reputation worldwide. Established in 1934, this exquisite winery has repeatedly harnessed the power of innovation while maintaining traditional wine-making techniques.
You'll find the winery nestled within Isla De Maipo, a quaint Chilean town that provides the perfect terroir for growing high-quality grape varieties. The vineyard's picturesque landscapes, marked by well-tendered grapevines sprawling across fertile lands, never fail to capture visitors' hearts. Here, the harmony between nature and man is not merely seen but rather deeply experienced.
Entrusted to three generations of the De Martino family, their fine wines display an unwavering commitment to preserving the uniqueness of each variety. The passion for crafting exquisite wines is evident in each member of the family. They emphasise on organic farming, low-intervention production, and native yeast fermentations, ensuring their wines have minimal environmental impact.
De Martino's wine range is a delightful and diverse blend of tastes to suit every preference. From the bright and tropical Legado Reserva Chardonnay to the deep and robust Gallardía Del Itata Cinsault, each wine carries a distinct flavour profile that sets them apart.
A visit to De Martino winery offers more than just wine tasting sessions. Guests can partake in guided tours of the vineyard, allowing them to witness firsthand the meticulous process of crafting fine wine — from cultivation to fermentation, and finally, bottling.
However, it's their enduring commitment to sustainability that truly sets De Martino winery apart. By focusing on dry farming and utilising terracotta amphora for vinification, De Martino continues to be a pacesetter in the wine industry.
In essence, De Martino winery's character isn’t only defined by its timeless traditions, diverse wine range, and eco-friendly approach, but also by its commitment to creating quality vintages that delight wine lovers around the globe. A visit here is more than un unforgettable experience: it is a toast to sustainable wine-making, the unity of family and the richness of Chilean terroir.