Red Blend 2017

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Red Blend 2017

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: Chile / Central Valley
Grapes: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlotand 25% Syrah

A luscious and fruit-forward Red Blend, these grapes were hand-picked and hand-selected from 17-year-old vineyards planted in clay and alluvial soils in the Colchagua and Maipo Valleys. A dry climate and proximity to the Andes produce wide diurnal temperature swings, maintaining the grapes’ acidity levels while encouraging full flavor ripening. Grapes are destemmed before undergoing a cold maceration to extract black fruit notes. The must is fermented at 82 - 88°F with 3 pumpovers per day. After a total of 21 days’ skin contact, half of the wine is aged in American and French oak.

91 Points

San Diego International Wine Competition

2017 vintage
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harvest note

The grapes were selected and hand-harvested during the first week of April for the Merlot, then the Syrah starting the second one and finally the Cabernet during the last week of April.

tasting note

Has a deep red ruby color. It has ripe plum aromas, with black berries and some spices framed by vanilla notes coming from the ageing. With a good structure, juicy loaded ripe black fruit combined with some complex notes of oak.

food pairing

Brilliant with barbecue, burgers, roasts, stews, and chocolate desserts.

technical data

GRAPES: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlotand 25% Syrah
APPELLATION: Central Valley
PH: 3.75
ACIDITY: 4.30 g/l
ABV: 13.5%
AGING: 75% of the wine had oak contact during 6 months

points of distinction

  • A truly global Red Blend, luscious and fruit-forward, with black fruits accented by vanilla and chocolate
  • Aged in French and American Oak for exceptional richness and complexity
  • Lower Carbon Footprint: Sustainable practices in the vineyards and winery, lightweight glass, and local sustainable printer
  • Screw cap closure is practical, environmentally friendly and well-suited for wines meant to be enjoyed on release
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