Varietals Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc
Tasting Notes
Alcohol +-13.0% Vol
Appearance Salmon pink with coral blue shading
Aroma Strawberries and cream, fresh red fruit
Palate Supple and round, freshness, complex
Altitude 200-297m
Soil Well-drained soil; good water retention. Important percentage of clay in topsoil
Yield 5 tons per hectare (35hl/ha)
Maceration Minimal skin contact of up to 4 hours; gentle pressing from selected vineyards combined with bleeding off 10% juice from premium red cultivars
Fermentation temp 12-15ºC
Malolactic fermentation none
Maturation Fermented and matured with French oak alternatives for 4 weeks; further maturation on secondary less for 1-3 months and monthly less stirring
In bottle pre-release 1 month
Ageing potential 1 to 2 years


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