Urban Cabernet Sauvignon
Total acidity (as tartaric)
< 3 g/l
Maule Valley – Chile
Alluvial, free draining, silty loam.
Around 120 m
Cabernet from a 100 year- old vineyard, close to the Andes Mountains, densely planted, cane pruned and trellised. Limited flood irrigation, yields around 45 hL/ha
By hand, during May. Grapes selected at the winery
In stainless steel tanks, at 28°C
At 24°C, between 8 days
On average 3 months in used French oak barrels.
Urban Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
87 points Wine Spectator
88 points Stephen Tanzer
Three stars Decanter.
87 points Descorchados Wine Guide 2011 Chile.