100% Syrah sourced from a single parcel on the highest, steepest slopes of the 'Finca Apalta' in Apalta, arguably one of the finest sites for red wine grape growing in Chile.
Fruit underwent a meticulous dual-sorting process, once by machine and once by hand. Only perfect berries made the final cut. Then cold soaked for 10 days at 10°C to extract aroma and colour, before fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 8 days. Spent 15-20 days on skins to enhance structure and colour. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged in 100% new French oak barrels for 18 months.
Elegant and complex with intense ripe red and blue berry aromas, giving way to a seductive pastry note. Coffee, chocolate and well-integrated toast complement the fruit aromas. The creamy palate has hints of nutmeg. Balanced with round tannins, tremendous structure and a very long finish.
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