Miguel TorresManso de Velasco 2018Product code: 14069
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Miguel Torres Manso de Velasco was a prominent figure in Chilean history and politics. He was born in Santiago in 1834 and studied law at the University of Chile. After completing his studies, he began a successful political career, serving as a member of the Chamber of Deputies, Minister of the Interior, and Minister of Foreign Affairs. He also played a significant role in negotiating Chile's border disputes with Argentina and Peru. Manso de Velasco was a champion of liberal principles and was known for his forward-looking policies. He died in 1891, leaving behind a legacy of political and social reform in Chile.
Intense dark ruby color. Delicious aroma with the classic notes of black fruit preserves and hints of leather. Great elegance on the palate, with harmonious fruitiness and spiciness, and long, soft tannins, complemented toward the finish with delicate notes of toasted bread.
About the Winery
Miguel Torres, a family-owned wine estate in Chile, has been in business for 30 years. Established in 1979, this company has been producing wines with utmost respect for the environment and terroirs where its grapes are grown. Miguel Torres was originally from Spain, but when he arrived at the Curico Valley in Chile in 1979, he knew that he had to start his winemaking business from there, because of the excellent soil quality and climate conditions of the location.
Currently, Miguel Torres and his team, have been focusing on making organic wines and have also got the Fair Trade Certification for the fair winemaking principles followed at the estate. Miguel Torres wines are made from grapes cultivated across some of the best wine regions in Chile such as the following:
Santa Digna Maquehua – Located in Curico Valley; 95-hectare vineyard where Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grow mostly
Manso de Velasco – century-old vineyard, where 10 hectares of Cabernet Sauvignon grow
San Luis De Alico – Located in San Clemente; 40-hectare vineyard where Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere and Viognier grow
The Aromo – Cold and volcanic soil-rich vineyard; 86-hectare place where whites like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Gewurztraminer grow
Paved – Located close to Constitucion; 369-hectare farm, where a part is dedicated to growing a unique type of Pinot Noir, the quality of which cannot be seen anywhere else in Chile
Huerta de Maule – Located in the coastal VII Region; 28-hectare place where Carmenere, Carignan and Malbec grow
The Cause – Recent vineyard on the banks of the Nuble River; will focus on growing red varietals
Good River – Located in Osorno Valley, this 1100m-high vineyard is suitable for growing Sauvignon Blanc
Coyhaique – Located in the Coyhaique province in Patagonia, this 740-hectare new farm will focus on wine tourism