Vineyard

San Alberto de Peralillo

34° 43´ Latitud S, 71° 47´ Longitud O

Located six km inland from Peralillo in a sector called Parrones, at the extreme west end of the Colchagua Valley, a privileged place due to its climate with a coastal influence. This coastal influence allows for the production of excellent quality wines, and the cool climate helps to prolong the maturation and delays the ripening of the fruit. Furthermore, it is composed of a magnificent soil for the cultivation of vines, originating from the large volcanic eruptions of the ‘Ring of Fire’ in the high Andes Mountains. Here we have 205 hectares planted with 8 different varieties.

The wines that we obtain from this vineyard are fresher, subtle and elegant with a fast evolution and easy to drink. The slow and late maturation helps to maintain fresh fruity notes y and less structured wines due to the more volcanic soils.

Altitude: 107 mts. Above sea level

 

Main Varities

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Carménère
  • Syrah
  • Malbec
  • Viognier
  • Petit Verdot

Climate

With a fresh maritime Mediterranean climate, due to the closeness to the Pacific Ocean, through which runs the Humboldt current which is an ocean current caused by the uplift of deep waters. These waters are very cold which translates to cooler climates all along the western coastlines of South America. The freshness of the climate means that the vines have a slow and late maturation of its fruit.

Soil

They are located on soils originating from the large volcanic eruptions from the ‘Ring of Fire’ in the Andes Mountains. The soils are light, not very fertile and deep, composed of volcanic sediment. Less structured wines are produced due to the volcanic soils which cause a fast evolution and are easy to drink.

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Location

San Alberto de Peralillo