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Adobe Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon [Organic] 2018

CHV722

Emiliana

Classic Cabernet from Chiles pioneering organic producer.

Meet the producer

Voted by Wines of Chile as 'Winery of the Year 2016', Emiliana are one of Chile’s most exciting producers...

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Production

The Central Valley vitivinicultural zone extends from the Maipo Valley in the north to the Maule Valley in the south. The entire zone has good drainage, high fertility, and tremendous agricultural aptitude, especially for red grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, and others. The Mediterranean climate has warm summers with broad daily oscillations between daytime and night time temperatures, and cold, rainy winters that allow for good vine development. The soils are of alluvial origin with moderate depth. The grapes were hand picked in mid-April and undergo a week-long pre-fermentation cold soak at 8ºC (46ºF) to extract fresh fruit characteristics. Alcoholic fermentation took place at 25º–28ºC with daily pumpovers. The wine remained on its skins for a period, after which the free run wine was separated from its skins and allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation naturally. Part of this wine was aged in oak barrels for 6 months and later reblended to achieve a more complex character.

Tasting notes

Attractive aromas of blackberry accompanied by spicy notes. The palate is concentrated and smooth with vibrant plum, red fruit and a delicate herbal note. Tannins are ripe and provide welcome grip and structure.

Food match

This wine is ideal with well-seasoned, strong-flavored dishes, stuffed cannelloni, grilled beef, pork, or poultry. It also goes very nicely with ripe cheeses, salami, ham, and pastrami.

Awards

2017 Vintage

Sommelier Wine Awards 2019

Bronze

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

Silver

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