VARIETIES: 72% Carmenere - 22% Syrah - 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
ORIGIN: Marchigüe, Colchagua Valley
PRODUCTION: 3,800 cases
YIELDS: 10 tons / ha
SOIL TYPE: granitic with deep clay and good drainage
VINE AGE: 11 years
HARVEST PERIOD: Carmenere on May 12, Syrah on April 18, and Cabernet Sauvignon on April 22
HARVEST TYPE: hand picked
BARREL AGING: 50% in second-use French oak barrels for 10–14 months
TA: 3,60 (expresada en ácido sulfurico) RS: 2,9 gr/lt
Free SO2: 35 mg/lt
Total SO2: 90,5 mg/lt
The different varieties were vinified separately. The bunches were selected and underwent a pre-fermentation cold maceration. Fermentation took place at 27o–28oC and concluded with a post-fermentation maceration for a period determined by tastings. Malolactic fermentation took place in tanks with controlled temperatures prior to being racked to barrels.
Color: intense garnet red with a ruby-red hue
Aromas: complex spicy and fruity aromas such as black cherry liqueur.
Flavors: broad and velvety with firm, sweet, and smooth tannins and a long finish.
Beginning three months from bottling.
WINEMAKER: Johana Pereira
AWARDS: 90pts - Wine Spectator
"A lithe and complex red, with concentrated flavors of dark cherry, red plum and dried raspberry that are flanked by notes of dried green herb and sandalwood. Dark chocolate details show on the rich and savory finish. Drink now through 2020."