cognac-one | Tags Maipo Valley – Chile

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, …