Famous for two centuries, first in banking then in wine, the Rothschild name comes from the German phrase "Das Rote Schild". A reference to the red shield which originally served as the family sign. "Escudo Rojo" is the literal Spanish translation.
A fine blended red wine, Escudo Roho combines the richness of Chile's vineyards with the technical skill of baron Philippe de Rothschild, S.A. It is made from four traditional grape varieties: cabernet sauvignon, carmenere, syrah and cabernet franc. Planted on rigorously selected, low-yield parcels of the vineyard. The grapes are hand-picked and each variety is vinified separately in our bodega. The wine is then blended and matured for about 12 months in French oak.
A wine of intense aromatic complexity, Escudo Rojo has a well-balanced structure and long, lingering finish. With plenty of aging potential, it be enjoyed for several years.
The use of wine barrels (especially oak barrels) to store and age wine is a centuries old tradition (and solution). Wine aged in oak barrels is enhanced with the addition of vanilla and oak overtones. Wooden Wine Barrels also allow for a small amount of evaporation of the contents during the aging ...