This reserve Carmenere is rich with dark plummy style fruit flavours interlaced with vanilla oak.
Perfect with your favourite cut of steak, roast duck or sausage.
The Lurton family own a boutique winery situated in the Lolol Valley. The estate comprises of 200 hectares and became biodynamic in 2012 in order to eliminate the use of artificial chemical treatments, and establish an organic approach to growing high quality fruit. Carmenere is one of the oldest grape varieties in Bordeaux and was confused with Merlot in Chile until fairly recently. Today Carmenere is the emblematic red grape variety of Chile. This reserve Carmenere is rich with dark plummy style fruit flavours interlaced with vanilla oak.
Fermentation on skins in stainless steel followed by brief maturation in oak.
The Lurton brothers’ first dealings in Chile date back to 1992, when they entered into an exclusive consulting agreement with `Vina San Pedro`, but it was not until 1997 that they marketed their own wines, under the brand name `Araucano` (the name of Chile’s last indigenous people). It was the year that saw the launch of the first `Gran Araucano` – Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.The Colchagua Valley in Chile is a dreamland for red wine growers. It is here that Francois Lurton bought land that had never before been used to produce wines and began planting vines near the historic village of Lolo. The estate now houses its own boutique winery. The climate in the valley is mild and influenced by its proximity to the ocean, with coastal mists shrouding the entire area in autumn and cooling the berries.
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