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MOCKUP-ALUN-gran-reserva-2014

This Grand Reserve, with over 16 months of French Oak ageing and over 12 months of bottle ageing, shows a characteristic red terracotta color. Expresses the body and elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon, sweet and spice of Carmenere and intensity of Merlot.

Tasting

Appearance: Red terracotta color.
Aroma:Spices, blackberries, raspberries and vanilla.
Palate:Great character and body, elegant tannins, soft at
palate.

Pairing: Fine dining, meats and spiced dishes.
Temperature Service: 18ºC / 64ºF

Description

Varietal Composition: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Carmenere,
5% Merlot,

Available Format: 750ml bottle
Vineyard: Aitué Estate
Denomination of Origin: Maule Valley
Trellis System: Vertical shoot positioning
Soil type: Sandy clay
Age of Vines: 25-30 years
Yield: 8 tons/ha
Harvest Date: May
Type of Harvest: Hand selection in small cases of 10 kilos / 22 pounds
Fermentation: 8 days at 28oC / 82oF
Total Maceration: 20 days

Ageing Process

Blend: 50%
Oak Ageing: 16 months
Bottle ageing: 12 months
Barrel type:100% new French oak, 225 lts
Cellaring: 12 years

Analysis

Alcohol: 14%
pH:3,55
Total Acidity (H2SO4):3,31 gr/Lt
Reducing Sugar: 1,72 gr/Lt

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