Viña Haras de Pirque ALBIS Cabernet Sauvignon Carménère 2005 (6 x 750mL)

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$540 per case
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Overview

Grape Variety: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Carménère

Tasting Notes: Deep red colour. Full of black fruits, chocolate and mineral notes. This wine presents all the special characteristic of Upper Maipo Region in Chile blended with the influence of Italian sophistication and elegance. Pairs well with roasted deer with cherry tomato sauce, or roasted veal with portobello mushrooms, celery, potatoes and toasted walnuts

Vineyard: Haras del Pirque vineyards – Upper Maipo Valley, Chile

Age of the Vineyard: 13 years old

Time of Harvest: Harvest of Cabernet grapes selected for Albis took place during the last week of April; the Carménère was harvested on 22nd May.

Altitude: 750 metres above sea level

Harvest Method: Handpicked grapes in 15kg cases.

Winemaking: Cabernet Sauvignon grapes undergo cold maceration for 7 days. After yeast is inoculated, a traditional vinification takes place, with the purpose enhancing the natural concentration and ripeness of the grapes, expressing all their potential. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration are made in French oak vats for a total period of 30 days. 18 months in new French oak barrels. The wine was blended on December of the same year.

Winemaker: Renzo Cotarella

Alcohol: 14.8% vol.

Volume: 750 ml

Residual sugars: 2.5 gr/litre

Standard Drinks: 8.8

Best Served: 16°C

Country:
Chile

Expert Reviews

91 Pts. Wine & Spirits

90 Pts. Wine Enthusiast

Vintage
2005
Grape Style
Cabernet Sauvignon

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