Appearance: Bright cherry red color. Nose: Expressive nose with red berries such as strawberry and spiced wood. In mouth: Juicy palate and silky texture thanks to gentle, smooth tannins.
Beef carpaccio with capers.
Mediterranean climate with a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains. These vineyards are located slightly closer to the Pacific Ocean and therefore receive coastal breezes that help keeping cool temperatures during summer. Annual rainfall averages about 600 millimeters (23.6 inches) concentrated in winter months.
Deep soil with clay loam texture and colluvial granite material from the nearby hill.
Year of plantation: 2005 Trellising system: Vertical Shoot Positioned trellis Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.9 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the second half of May. Maceration: 12-14 days. Extraction: Traditional pumping-over. Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus) Temperature: 18°C-20°C (64°- 68° Fahrenheit) Aging: Wine kept on its lees in contact with French oak for six months.