Santa Alba Merlot has a bright and forward nose of plum, black cherry and subtle smoky notes, the palate is well rounded and mouth filling with a classic Merlot plushness. Fresh acidity provides a lift on the satisfying finish.
In 1993 founders Francisco Achurra and Patricio Larrain began searching for new terroirs in which they could produce a wider range of varieties and styles. ‘Alto Roble’ means ‘tall oak tree’, representing strength, stability and nobility, something they aim to reflect in their wines. Winemaking is led by Eloísa Uribe, she has a vast experience including several years in Sonoma Valley and Bordeaux and has been working at Alto Roble exclusively since 2002.