Peumo, Cachapoal Valley. With a warm climate influenced by breezes from the nearby Lake Rapel, this is a prestigious area for producing fruity, big-bodied Carménère.
75% Carménère, 20% Syrah, 5% Carignan, hand-picked into small 15-kg boxes from April 20–May 15, depending on the variety.
12 months in French oak barrels (25% new, 50% second use, 25% third use), with a minimum of 6 months in the bottle.
Color : Deep ruby red with violet notes.
Aroma : Expressive and intense, recalling red and black cherries and black currant, along with notes of tobacco, chocolate, and pencil lead.
Palate : Well-structured and potent with ripe and rounded tannins that lend a seductive and voluminous finish.
Gastronomy : Enjoy with pork, chicken, or turkey with creamy sauces. Also ideal with pastas and smoked cheeses.
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