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Family Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon Family Reserve

Sub-region: Curicó Valley
Varietes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil: Deep Loam / clay with colluvial granite
Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 5 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L
Mediterranean climate characterized by large day/night temperature differences as a result of the proximity with the Pacific Ocean (80 Km) and the Andes Mountains (60 Km). Unlike the neighboring areas receives a fair amount of wind coming from the south durinq the summer afternoons. This helps keep the temperature from rising too much during the summer months. The annual precipitation is of' 600mm concentrated during the winter months.
Single-vineyard wine from the “San Simon” area of the estate characterized by very deep well-drained sandy soils.

40 year old vineyards under a pergola system and very low yields. Harvest: All the grapes for this wine were hand picked during the last days of April.

This wine underwent cold macerations for 5 days and was fermented at 28°C. The must was delicately pumped over through the skins in order to increase extraction. Just before malolactic fermentation this wine was transferred to new French oak barrels where it was aged for 14 months.
Tasting Notes
Appearance: Very intense, opaque color.
Nose: Intense nose of dark fruits, ripe strawberry, jam, dried plum, dark cacao and coffee.
In mouth: Full and creamy on the palate; well-structured, lone finish with notes of coffee and prunes.
Pairing Recomendation: Beef filet with fine herbs.