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GatoNegro Shiraz


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  • Variety
    Variety 100% Shiraz
  • Origin
    Origin Maule Valley. VII region, Chili (Central Valley) Inter-mountains valley, with high temperatures during ripeness period. Ideal for producing Syrah with strong color and ripe red fruit.
  • Harvest
    Harvest The grapes are harvested at 23-24° brix. Harvest usually takes place in the middle of April with a vineyard yield of 12 to 15 tons per hectare
  • Vinification
    Vinification When the grapes reach the cellar they are cold macerated (11°C) for 24 to 48 hours and then fermentation with controlled temperatures (below 28°C). These are pumped over 3-4 times/day in order to obtain a wine with a good colour that keeps the full fruity quality of the grape. Before the alcoholic fermentation is finished, the wine is separated in order to finish the fermentation without the skins avoiding excessive phenol extraction. All process is thinking to produce wines with high fruit intensity and soft mouth feel sensation.
  • Tasting Notes
    Tasting Notes Syrah with a dark red colour with purples tones. Intense ripe red fruit aromas such blackberry and raspberry with soft hints of violets flowers perfectly blended with sweet vanilla, smoke and coffee notes. Is a medium body Syrah with soft tannins, nicely balanced and pleasant finish.
  • Food Pairing
    Food Pairing Perfect with beef fillet tomato based sauce. Rich spicy meals, veal, lamb and roast duck.
  • Temperature
    Temperature Ideal temperature for drinking: 15-17°C

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