Appearance: deep bright red, with violet color flashes. Nose: Intense notes of cassis, red and black fruit, with hints of vanilla and chocolate. Palate: silky texture on the palate with sweet spices, firm tannins and pleasant acidity.
Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers / 50 miles) and the Andes Mountains (50 kilometers / 37 miles). Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters (23.6 inches), concentrated in the winter months.
alluvial soil consisting out of sandy loam with a rocky surface.
Maceration: 12-16 days total, including 4 days of pre-fermentation maceration at 10 ° C. Extraction: Traditional Reassembly. Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus) and develops at temperatures ranging between 25 ° C and 28 ° C. Wine is kept on it's lees on French oak during 6 months.