Carmenere 60% – Aglianico 40%
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN
Sandy clay with a depth of 2 metres.
Carmenere comes form Trinidad Vineyard, Maipo Valley and Aglianico comes from Maule Valley. The soil is a Clay-Sandy soil with granite. It has 3 different profiles. The first profile is a clay soil the first 15 cm deep. Then the second profile is a sandy with stones, and the third profile is granite mixed with sand and pebbles.
Just 50% of the grapes is crushed. A pre-fermentative maceration
is carried out at 8 °C for 5 days.
100% of this wine matures for 18 months in extra fine-grain French oak barrels, 34% of them first-use, 66% second and third use. Then the wine is aged in the bottle for 8 months. It is racked three times.
Alcohol: 13,5% ABV – pH: 3,5 – Tartaric Acid: 5,6 g/L Residual Sugar: 3,9 g/L.
This wine has excellent potential for cellaring for 10 years. We
recommend that this wine be decanted 30 minutes before serving.
Intense and intriguing deep red with violet hues.
The nose reveals black fruit, such as blackberries, blueberries and black cherries, intermingled with notes of pepper and spices, as well as damp earth and even some mineral notes, like graphite.
In the mouth, this wine has vibrant body and is very fresh and good structure. It is smooth on entry, with firm, velvety tannins and fresh acidity, which makes for a long, persistent finish.
This wine is excellent with game, such as venison and boar, as well as pork and lamb.