Region: Colchagua Valley
Regional styles: Chilean Carménère
Food pairing: Beef, Pasta, Lamb, Poultry
AGING: 12 months; 40% in concrete eggs and 60% in French oak barrels (30% new, 70% with 1 prior use).
PRODUCTION: 1580 cases (9 L)
AGING POTENTIAL: 8 years
TASTING NOTES: Cherry red in color. The nose presents good aromatic complexity with no- tes of black fruits such as blackberries and herbs recalling pennyroyal and rosemary. Notes of graphite and black pepper appear as it opens in the glass. Very flavorful with strikingly fresh acidity on the palate, good structure, and a lingering finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Pairs very well with all types of meats, and lamb with mint is a parti- cularly good choice. Also excellent with legumes, vegetable stews, and corn-based dishes, as well as sauces or dressings with olives or capers. Spicy dishes such as curry or Mexican dishes are also a good match.