This wine brings together a blend of mediterranean varieties that grow on the dry, granitic grounds of San Javier, with all the winemaking tradition.
Grenache, Mourvèdre and Carignan
2015 was a season more fresh than 2014. The harvest began over the first week of April, with a very consistent ripeness for all our vineyards.
Protected denomination of origin: Maule
Color: Garnet red
Type: Fruity dry red
Type of grape: Grenache, Mourvèdre, Carignan
Residual sugar: 1.65 gr/lt
Features of the vineyards:
The vines grow and ripe planted in circular terraces over granitic and slate soils, all the vineyard is planted with north east sun exposition, under a very strict care of the vineyards.
Age of the vineyard: 20 years.
Harvested manually between 1st to 15 of April in small cases of 12 kg . Fermented in small Inox tanks with natives yeast. Daily gentle punch downs made by hand helped to keep the cap moist during the alcoholic fermentation in a temperature of 24°C up to 26°C during 22 up to 25 days. It is aged in french oak barrels of second use for over 12 months. After the malolactic fermentation the wine it is saved for a year looking forward for more structure, elegance and complexity.
12 months in french casks.
Number of produced bottles: 16,000
Two lots. All the production is bottled in two days.