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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 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 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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