Name of the wine

Urban Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage

2011

Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon


Technica analysis  

Alcohol

14,5 %

Total acidity (as tartaric)

6 g/l

pH

3,6

Residual sugar

< 3 g/l


Vineyard description  

Appellation

Maule Valley – Chile

Soil

Alluvial, free draining, silty loam.

Altitude

161 m

Management

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


Winemaking characteristics  

Harvest

By hand, during May. Grapes selected at the winery

Maceration

In stainless steel tanks, at 28°C

Fermentation

At 24°C, between 8 days

Barrel ageing

On average 3 months in used French oak barrels.

Filtration

Unfined, filtered


Awards & Mentions

Urban Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

 

87 points Wine Spectator
88 points Stephen Tanzer
Three stars Decanter.
87 points Descorchados Wine Guide 2011 Chile.

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