Name of the wine

Urban Red Blend

Vintage

2010

Variety

50% Cabernet-Sauvignon
30% Carignan
20% Cabernet Franc


Technica analysis  

Alcohol

14.0 %

Total acidity (as tartaric)

5.45 g/l

pH

3,7

Residual sugar

< 3 g/l


Vineyard description  

Appellation

Maule Valley – Chile

Soil

Alluvial, free draining, sandy loams.

Altitude

Around 90 m

Management

Generally old vines (between 40 and 100 years), cane pruned and VSP trellised. Very limited flood irrigation. Yields are around 45 hL/ha.


Winemaking characteristics  

Harvest

By hand, during April. Grapes selected at the winery

Fermentation

In stainless steel tanks, at 28°C

Maceration

At 24°C, between 8 and 12 days

Barrel ageing

On average over 3 months in used French oak barrels.


Awards & Mentions

Urban Red Blend 2010

 

86 points Wine Spectator
89 points Descorchados Wine Guide 2011 Chile

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