Vina Maitía Aupa Pipeño NV, Maule Valley, Chile
Tasting Note: This ruby-colored país and carignan blend has a musky nose with a little citrus and red cherry fruit.
Carbonic maceration is employed in half of the blend to highlight the wine’s fruity character.
A simple, fruity, straight-forward red wine in the país, mission grape tradition.
Bottle Note: 70% País, 30% Carignan. Winery Owners: Loreto Garau y David Marcel
Tasted: 99 Restaurant, Santiago, Chile
Tasting Date: January 25, 2016