Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva

Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva

Región: Curicó Valley
Alcohol: 14,5%
Suelo: Loam clay
Acidez total: 5,5 g/L
Azúcar residual: 2 g/L

Clima

Mediterranean climate characterized by large day/night temperature differences as a result of the proximity with the Pacific Ocean (80 Km) and the Andes Mountains (60 Km). Unlike the neighboring areas receives a fair amount of wind coming from the south during the summer afternoons. This helps keep the temperature from rising too much during the summer months. The annual precipitation is of 600mm concentrated during the winter months.

Suelo

Hillside blocks with granity soil over a stone layer approximately 1 meter deep.

Viticultura

A 14 year old vineyards with a Guyot training system and low yields.
Harvest: All of the grapes for this wine were hand picked during the second half of April.

Vinificación

This cabernet sauvignon underwent cold macerations for 5 days and was fermented at 28°C.
The must was delicately pumped over through the skins in order to increase extraction. Following malolactic fermentation the wine was aged in French and American oak barrels for 12 months. Approximately 30% of the barrels used were new.

Nota de cata

Appearance: Deep ruby red.
Nose: Intense nose with blackberries, forest oak, liquorice, vanilla and plum.
In mouth: Concentrated mouth with a great evolution followed by hints of very ripe strawberries and toffee. Very well balanced.