MAIPO VALLEYThis valley is characterized by its deep, alluvial loam. Semiarid Mediterranean climate, with wide temperature range that enhances the ripening of the grapes.
In the Winery
Week and type of harvesting::Week and type of harvesting: Manual harvesting: Cabernet Sauvignon, the last week in March. Syrah, the third week in April.
Ageing:Aged for 16 months in oak barrels: French (62%) and American (38%).
In the Winery:Takes place in stainless steel tanks. Inoculation with selected yeasts and controlled fermentation between 26 ° to 28 ° C. The amount and duration of overs are deﬁned by the winemaker tasting daily. Later stored in barrels to complete malolactic fermentation.
Reporte de vendimia:The harvest was characterised by higher temperatures than a normal year, bringing the harvesting date forward by 2 to 3 weeks and achieving fruit of great quality and wines with good body and very marked aromas of ripe red and black fruit.
In the Glass
Colour:Deep, dark violet-red, showing the beginnings of some development.
Aroma:Black cherry, with sweet notes of liqueur, bitter chocolate, graphite and a light touch of cedron.
Flavour:Complex and elegant, with acidity that gives it length and distinction. Balanced, rounded and ripe. Medium-bodied with smooth, silky tannins and a long, persistent ﬁnish.
Serving Temperature:16º and 18º C.
Match Food:Ripe cheeses, red meats, charcuterie and lamb.
Keeping potential:8 years.