bk_cs

Cabernet Sauvignon

infoico1

 

 

Sub-region: Central Valley
Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil: Loam | Clay
Alcohol: 13%
Total Acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual Sugar: 4g/L

 

.infoico2

 

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 second half of April.

infoico3

 

 

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.

infoico4

 

 

This Cabernet is made starting with grapes from parcels in northern sector, characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

infoico5

 

 

Maceration: Short maceration period — 10 days.
Extraction: Traditional pumping-over
Fermentation: Initiated with active dry yeast (Bayanus) at temperatures
Aging: Aged on its lees in stainless steel tanks for two to three months before blending and bottling.

infoico6

 

 

Ruby red with bright red highlights. Intense strawberry and raspberry on the nose with a hint of cacao. Pleasant and lively on the palate, medium bodied, with well-blended tannins in the finish.

Pairing Recommendation: Grilled Steak

Category: .

You may also like…