Variety: Petit Icon
Compositon: Carmenere 40%, Cabernet Sauvignon 35%, Syrah 20%, Petit Verdot 5%
D.O.: Colchagua Valley
Soil: Highly permeable granitic, stony soil, with a depth of 0.6 to 2 meters.
Harvest: The grapes were harvested between 15 and 30 April, in 2017, at the end of harvest season when their organoleptic qualities, aromas and tannins were at their best. 2017 was a hot season and the harvest were earlier than expected The clusters were manually harvested and then transported and manually selected.
Winemaking: We do a carefully hand selection and then comes the destemmed before welled the tank. The cold maceration takes few days to extract all the aromas and avors. The fermentation takes about a week in a controlled-temperature process trying to keep the yeast healthy and oxygenated. After the alcoholic fermentation takes place the malolactic fermentation. When all of this is ready, we put the wine for 20 months in French oak barrels.
Aging: 20 months in French oak barrels. Then the wine is aged for 6 months in the bottle in order to reach its maximum potential.
Aging Potential: great aging potential. It can aged in the bottle for 10 years.
Alcohol: 14 % GL
Acidity level: 5.5 g/L
Residual Sugar: 2.35 g/L
Petit Icon is a perfect expression of a balanced, intense, and complex wine. It also re ects our passion and love for Chilean wine and viticulture. The percentage of Syrah gives to this wine a dark color and a full body sensation. Very valuable in experienced palates. Carmenere also gives the spicy notes in the nose along with violet hints. Cabernet Sauvignon is the emblematic variety in Chile. It gives structure, elegance, and rounded tannins. A small percentage of Petit Verdot gives tannins and high concentration. The 20 months aged in oak barrels adds to this wine the leather aromas, along with vanilla and notes of ashes.
The intention of this wine is to create a wine for experienced palates who enjoy wines with unique personality. Almost all thegrapes comes from the best blocks in Colchagua Valley, one of the most important and well recognize valleys in Chile. The blocks were planted in 1998 in la Robleria. It is characterized by their low yield of 5000 kilos per hectare. When the plant is old enough it reaches their maximum equilibrium of the grape in terms of color, sweetness, and acidity.
Concours Mondiale of Bruxelles 2021: Grand Gold Medal ( revelation Chile)