Deep, dark, and bright red with aromas of blackcurrants, wild berries, plums, and spices with a nice touch of vanilla, mocha, and oak that lend complexity. Fresh and captivating on the palate with velvety soft tannins that complement the tremendously fruity expression well into the long and lingering finish.
Denomination of Origin
San Clemente Vineyard, D.O Maule, Maule Valley.
The vineyards are located 200 m a.s.l. in the San Clemente zone and extend over hills and alluvial terraces near the northern bank of the Maule River. The Merlot vines are primarily clone 181 and are trellised to vertical shoot position.
Mediterranean, with an extended dry season. The area receives constant breezes from the Maule River and is also subject to broad shifts between daytime and nighttime temperatures during the summer due to the influence of the Andes Mountains.
18 months 50% in French oak barrels and 50% in 5,000-liter foudres.
Alluvial with a clay-loam texture.
Marcelo Papa, winemaker of Marques de Casa Concha and Technical Director of Viña Concha y Toro, has been widely highlighted as one of the most influential figures in the national wine scene, being chosen as “winemaker of the year” in 2019 by the prestigious English critic, Tim Atkin.Read more
92 pts.Marques de Casa Concha Merlot 2016
90 pts.Marques de Casa Concha Merlot 2016
IWC - Silver Medal
91 pts.Marques de Casa Concha Merlot 2016