Soil: Loam | Clay
Total Acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual Sugar: 4g/L
Age of vines: 15 years
Vine management system: VSP(Vertical Shoot Positioning) trellis.
Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 plants/acre)
Yield: 16 tons/hectare (6.5 metric tons/acre)
Harvest method: Night time mechanical harvest during in the first week of May.
Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide fluctuation 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). These vineyards receive coastal breezes during the afternoon which help keep summer temperatures moderate. Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters, or 23.6 inches, concentrated in the winter months.