90% Cabernet Franc,
Total acidity (as tartaric)
< 3 g/l
Maule Valley – Chile
Cabernet Franc on alluvial silty loams, Carignan on sandier soil.
Cabernet Franc planted around 1890. Carignan from a 60 year-old vineyard. Both vineyards are ungrafted, cane pruned and unirrigated. Yields are around 25 hl/ha.
By hand, during April. Grapes sorted at the winery
In stainless steel tanks, at 28°C
At 24°C, during 3 weeks
17 months in new French oak barrels. Components were blended in October 2010
Unfined and unfiltered