Etnia, fruity and affordable wines
There is legend that tells that Mancura, a mythological character of the condor of the Andes Mountain, appears every day in the heights of the mountains, bringing with him the sun and the freshness of the sea, which he spreads throughout the territory, allowing a one of the best conditions in the world for wine production.
As a tribute to this legend, Viña Mancura was born, which since its inception has sought to preserve Chile’s wine heritage, through its high quality and affordable wines, which pay homage to the roots, traditions, and origins of our country. Among its most emblematic wines are those of the Etnia line, a portfolio of young and expressive wines, ideal for those who are beginning to discover the world of wine.
Coming from vineyards in the Central Valley, Etnia is made up of 7 varieties. A Cabernet Sauvignon, ruby red in color with notes of strawberries and ripe plums. On the palate it has soft tannins and a sweet and pleasant finish. It is perfect to combine with red and white meats.
The Carmenère has notes of blackberries and plums, as well as spices and chocolate. On the palate it is fruity, with silky tannins and a pleasant finish. For its part, Etnia Merlot stands out for its attractive intense ruby color and is a wine that is full of aromas of black fruits with delicate touches of spices and ground black pepper. It is balanced, with velvety tannins that are the key to its charm.
As for the white varieties, the Sauvignon Blanc is an elegant yellow wine with greenish tones. On the nose, it has tempting aromas of tropical fruits and white flowers. On the palate it is fresh, balanced and with a refreshing finish. The Chardonnay, on the other hand, has tropical notes such as peach, melon and pineapple. On the palate it is soft and rounded, but refreshingly crisp on the finish.
The Moscatel variety is made with grapes from old vines from the Itata Valley. It is a wine with notes of white flowers and hints of citrus. In the mouth you can feel it’s great acidity, balance and sweetness that is very enveloping. Finally, Etnia Rosé, made up of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Syrah, is a bright rosé wine with notes of red fruits and sweet aromas. On the palate it is young, refreshing, medium-bodied, with delicious acidity, which makes it ideal to accompany appetizers, salads, Japanese food and fruit desserts.