CACHAPOAL ANDES VALLEYAll these grapes come from our estate La Moralina, strategically located in Cachapoal Andes and a few minutes from our wine cellar. Well-drained soils of alluvial-colluvial origin: limey clayey-loam with an abundance of stones. Temperate Mediterranean climate with wide temperature swings between day and night.
In the Winery
Harvesting report:Harvest Report: During the 2014 season were presented good weather conditions, with a long dry due to the lack of rain vintage, but with spring frost were noted in a slight decrease in yields. Fruit wines are shown, with good concentration of tannins and a fresh and spicy character.
Harvest:Extended from mid-April, starting with Cabernet Sauvignon of the highest parts of the field, until mid-May with Carmenère ending.
Ageing:12 months of aging in French oak barrels (60%) and American (40%).
In the Winery:In stainless steel tanks. The must was inoculated with selected yeasts for controlled fermentation at 26º - 28ºC. The number and duration of pump-overs were determined daily by enological tastings. The resulting wine was held on its less until blending and bottling. The Viognier component (15%) was cold macerated prior to fermentation, then decanted and fermented entirely in stainless steel with no oak contact.
In the Glass
Colour:Deep ruby red with violet nuances beginning to show some evolution
Aroma:Fine, clean, attractive, juicy, with aromas of ripe and sweet fruits, blueberries, with an elegant touch of rosemary and cedar.
Flavour:Juicy and fresh with lively acidity. Flavorful, well structured, and full of smooth tannins.
Temperatura de consumo:16º to 18º C.
Keeping potential:8 years.