Casa Silva Reserva Cuvee Colchagua Sauvignon Blanc
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Colchagua Valley, Chile
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
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Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled: 100% hand picked
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Hand sorting of grapes both before and after destemming. Pre-fermentative maceration for 6 days at 6ºC. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 10 days at 28ºC – 30°C. Post ferment maceration for 6-8 days. Run off and then malolactic fermentation.
– Fermentation Management:
– Reasons for this choice:
– Ageing – barrels / size / time: 55% aged in French oak barrels for 8 months; 45% in stainless steel tanks
Intense ruby color. Delicate on the nose, slightly spiced with notes of black forest fruits and cherries. Round and powerful on the palate, firm tannins and notes of blackberries. Long and elegant finish.