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Doña Teresa Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Appellation: Curicó Valley
Soil type: Loam/clay, rocky
Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 4,5 g/L
Residual sugar: 4 g/L

Climate:

Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers, or 50 miles) and the Andes mountains (50 kilometers, or 37 miles). Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters, or 23.6 inches, concentrated in the winter months.

Soil:

This Cabernet Sauvignon is characterized by deep, rocky loam-clay soil.

Viniculture:

Age of vines: 15 years
Vine management system: Trellis
Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre)
Yield: 14 tons/hectare (5.7 metric tons/acre)
Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the second half of April.

Vinification:

Maceration: 18-20 days with cold pre-fermentative maceration for four days at under 10 degrees Celsius (50 Fahrenheit).
Extraction:
Traditional pumping-over and punching.
Fermentation:
with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 25 to 28 degrees Celsius (77 to 82 Fahrenheit).
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees for six months in stainless steel vats with micro-oxygenation and with French oak staves; 15 percent of the wine aged eight months in French and American oak barrels.

Tasting Notes:

Appearance: Intense ruby red color.
Nose: Intense nose of ripe strawberry, anis, licorice and caramel.
Mouth:Fresh and round on the palate with firm tannins that combine well with the toasty finish.
Pairing recommendation: Roasted short ribs with aromatic spices.

 
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