Grape Variety: Malbec.
Climate: Peteroa is located 200kms South of Santiago. The climate is Mediterranean and is highly influenced by the Pacific's anticyclone. The annual precipitation is of 600 millimeters and happens mostly during the winter. The summers are usually warm, with a big amount of solar light and cold nights which allow us to have high quality grapes. The proximity of the Mataquito River, which is bordering our 70 year old vineyards, creates a microclimate and balances the temperature.
Harvest: The good climatic condition of the valley grants this noble variety to achieve the correct maturity. Grapes are handpicked during the last week of April.
Vinification: The winemaking techinque its oriented to obtain very aromatic and elegant wines. The grapes are destemmed and pressed gently for a long cold maceration. - The fermentation temperatures were moderate for a smooth extraction of the tannins;- Fermentation with selected yeasts;- Extended contact with the skin;- Complete malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Residual sugar: 2.59g/L.