A lean, soft, and mild wine with a seedy bitterness against the black-currant-jam flavor. 90 Points, Year’s Best Maipo Red, and Best Buy from Wine & Spirits.
WINEMAKER Roberto Echeverría
WINERY Viña Echeverria
APPELLATION Maipo Valley
GRAPE VARIETIES 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc
TERROIR The 20-year-old vines vines grow in alluvial soils.
VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION Hand-harvested grapes. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 7-10 days with selected and native yeasts. Extended skin maceration for additional 3-5 days. 100% malolactic fermentation.
AGING Aged in 225 liter French oak barrels for 12 months.
FOOD PAIRING Grilled meats, game, and cheeses.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13.5%