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Lucatoni Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva

Location Estate: Finca Lolol Sub-region: Colchagua Valley Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon Soil: Sandy Loam Viniculture Age of vines: 10 years Vine management system: Vertical Shoot Positining(VSP) Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 plants/acre) Yield: 14 tons/hectare (5.7 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picked with double selection in vineyard, in second half of April. Climate Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rain regime, very cool springs, very warm summers and mild winters; large temperature differences and constant afternoon breezes from the coast. Soil This Cabernet Sauvignon is made with grapes from Finca Lolol’s “plain” parcel. e dark brown soils are of alluvial origin, deep loam and sandy loam, with subsoil frequently mottled with more rocky and gravelly composition, including rounded rocks. Vinification Maceration: 20-25 days with cold pre-fermentative maceration for four days at under 10 degrees Celsius (50 Fahrenheit). Extraction: Traditional pumping-over and punching Fermentation:  Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); Temperature:  25 to 28 degrees Celsius (77 to 82 Fahrenheit). Aging: 12 months in.
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Lucatoni Pinot Noir Reserva

Location Estate: Yerbas Buenas Sub-region: Maule Valley Soil: Sandy loam   Viniculture Age of vines: 8 years Vine management system: Trellis Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.9 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the second half of March. Climate The Yerbas Buenas estate is in an area close to the Andes Mountains with a warm temperate climate. The influence of the mountains is revealed in the lowest temperature average of Chile’s Central Valley region. Annual rainfall averages about 800 millimeters (32 inches), almost all in the winter months. Soil Shallow alluvial soils of sandy loam, brownish-gray, rocky; subsoil composed of boulders and rounded rocks in sandy matrix. Vinification Maceration: 14-16 days. Extraction: Traditional pumping-over and punching. Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus) Temperature: 18-20 degrees Celsius (64-68 Fahrenheit. Aging: Wine aged over its lees in contact with French oak for.
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Lucatoni Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva

  Location Estate: Alto Roble Sub-region: Curico Valley Soil: Loam/clay, rocky Alcohol: 14 % Total acidity: 5,0 g/L expressed as Tartaric acid Residual sugar: 3,1 g/L Viniculture Age of vines: 15 years Vine management system: Trellis Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 14 tons/hectare (5.7 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the second half of April. Climate Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers, or 50 miles) and the Andes mountains (50 kilometers, or 37 miles). Alto Roble receives coastal breezes during the afternoon that help keep summer temperatures moderate. Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters, or 23.6 inches, concentrated in the winter months. Soil This Cabernet Sauvignon is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Alto Roble estate’s Los Riscos sector , characterized by deep, rocky loam-clay soil. Vinification Maceration: 18-20 days with.
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Lucatoni Sauvignon Blanc Reserva

Location Estate: Yerbas Buenas Sub-region: Maule Valley Soil: Sandy loam   Viniculture Age of vines: 8 years Vine management system: Trellis Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.9 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the first week of March.   Climate Cool temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime, moderately warm summers (influence of the Andes mountains) and very rainy winters. Soil Shallow alluvial soils of sandy loam, brownish-gray, rocky; subsoil composed of boulders and rounded rocks in sandy matrix. Vinification Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Cerevisiae) Temperature: 14-16 degrees Celsius (57-61 Fahrenheit); fermentation managed by a reductive method with minimal aeration, protecting the wine from oxidation. Aging: Batonnage with lees in stainless steel vats for two months. Tasting Notes Appearance: Bright greenish yellow. Nose: Intense nose of gooseberry, fresh hay, asparagus and apple. In mouth: Elegant with pleasant acidity and.
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Lucatoni Chardonnay Reserva

Location Estate: Yerbas Buenas Sub-region: Maule Valley Soil: Sandy loam   Viniculture Age of vines: 8 years Vine management system: Trellis Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 10 tons/hectare (4 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the first half of March. Climate Cool temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime, moderately warm summers (influence of the Andes mountains) and very rainy winters. Soil Shallow alluvial soils of sandy loam, brownish-gray, rocky; subsoil composed of boulders and rounded rocks in sandy matrix. Vinification Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Cerevisiae) Temperature: 16-18 degrees Celsius (61-64 Fahrenheit); fermentation with French oak staves; final fermentation with aeration. Aging: Batonnage with fine lees during two months. Tasting Notes Appearance: Straw yellow with gold highlights. Nose: Intense nose of pineapple, vanilla and almond blossoms. In mouth: Mouth entry fresh; round in the middle-mouth with notes of citrus and pineapple;.
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Lucatoni Pinot Noir

Location Apellation: Curico Valley Varietal Range: Pinot Noir Soil: Sandy Loam Viniculture Age of vines: 10 years Training system: Vertical Shoot Position (VSP) Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre) Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.9 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Mechanical harvest during the last 2 weeks of March. Climate Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide fluctuation between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers, or 50 miles) and the Andes mountains (50 kilometers, or 37 miles). These vineyards receive coastal breezes during the afternoon which help keep summer temperatures moderate. Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters, or 23.6 inches, concentrated in the winter months. Vinification Maceration: 4-16 days. Extraction: Traditional pumping-over and punching. Fermentation: Initiated with active dry yeast (Bayanus) at temperatures ranging between 18-20 degrees Celsius (64-68 Fahrenheit). Aging: Wine aged in stainless steel tanks with oak contact for 6 months. Tasting Notes Appearance: Cherry-colored with red highlights. Nose: Intense nose of strawberry, clove, coffee.
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Lucatoni Cabernet Sauvignon

Location Sub-region: Curicó Valley Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon Soil: Loam | Clay Viniculture Age of vines: 15 years Vine management system: Canopy Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 plants/acre) Yield: 16 tons/hectare (6.5 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the second half of April. Climate Mediterranean climate characterized by large day/night temperature differences as a result of the proximity with the Pacific Ocean (80 Km) and the Andes Mountains (60 Km). Unlike the neighboring areas receives a fair amount of wind coming from the south during the summer afternoons. This helps keep the temperature from rising too much during the summer months. Annual precipitation is of 600mm concentrated during the winter months. Soil This Cabernet is made starting with grapes from parcels in northern sector, characterized by deep, loam-clay soil. Vinification Maceration: Short maceration period — 10 days. Extraction: Traditional pumping-over, and mixing with liquid nitrogen. Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 25-28 degrees Celsius (77-82 Fahrenheit)..
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Lucatoni Pinot Grigio

Location Apellation: Curico Valley Varietal Range: Pinot Grigio Soil: Loam | clay Viniculture Age of vines: 25 years Training system: Vertical Shoot Position (VSP) Density: 3,333 plants/hectare (1,343 plants/acre) Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.8 metric tons/acre) Harvest method: Mechanical harvest during last week of February. Soil: Deep, clay loam soil. Climate Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide fluctuation between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean (80 kilometers, or 50 miles) and the Andes mountains (50 kilometers, or 37 miles). These vineyards receive coastal breezes during the afternoon which help keep summer temperatures moderate. Annual precipitation averages about 600 millimeters, or 23.6 inches, concentrated in the winter months. Vinification Fermentation: Initiated with active dry yeast (Bayanus) at temperatures ranging between 17-18 degrees Celsius (62-64 Fahrenheit), with aeration at the end of the fermentation process. Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for 2-3 months before bottling..
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