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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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Martinez Lacuesta Gran Reserva

DO Rioja (Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo) 750 ml Medium-bodied red with long ageing in new and semi-new American-oak barrels during 36 months and a further 48 months’ reduction in the bottle until released for sale. Complex and elegant nose. A bright, clear appearance. Smooth, silky and long in the mouth. Suitable for drinking with delicate and mild-tasting dishes. It must be opened 40 minutes before drinking and be served at 18 C. ANALYSIS Alcoholic content 13,30% Vol Total acidity 5,6 gr/l. Volatile acidity 0,80 gr/l. Total sulphurous content 88 mg/l. Reducing sugars 2,4 g/l..
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