Located 500 km south of Santiago, this valley has moderate Mediterranean climate with coastal and Andean influence on foothill areas. Annual precipitations total 1,200 mm and soils are diverse, ranging from clay to sandy, to stone degradation and volcanic ash deposits.
Biobío Valley, located in Negrete Vineyard, next to River Biobío. Alluvial soil with large amounts of stones and sand. Mild Mediterranean climate with ocean influence.
Harvest date: Handpicked and mechanically harvested. Healthy Crop. Selection made in the vineyard and at the reception area to remove leaves and wood material.
No de-stemming, no crushing. Long and slow press program. Separation by low-pressure press and high-pressure press. Decantation at 18 °C for 24 hours without enzymes. Fine racking in order to retain the good lees. Low turbidity juice fermentation. Inoculation with selected yeasts. 100% natural acidity. 100% alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation 100% completed.
Nice and fresh wine of mineral and crisp personality. Numerous fruit flavors like fresh citrus fruit,
mango, honeydew, and a touch of tropical fruit and apricot. Smooth and creamy, with nice volume
in the mouth. Clear and clean yellow petal color. Long and intense finish, with persistent acidity due
to that fact that no extra acid was added.