Arte Noble

Our Arte Noble Range from  Vina Requingua, The Curico Valley, Chile

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Arte Noble Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley

Soil: Loam/clay, rocky
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L

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). Requingua — Corner of the Winds in the indigenous Mapundungun language — 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 Requingua estate’s Monte sector, characterized by deep, rocky and sandy loam soil.

Viniculture
Age of vines: 10 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 second half of April.

Vinification
Maceration: 12-16 days with cold pre-fermentative maceration for four days at under 10 degrees Celsius (50 Fahrenheit).
Extraction: Traditional pumping-over.
Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 25-28 degrees Celsius (77-82 Fahrenheit)
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees for 6 months in stainless steel vats with French oak staves.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Deep, bright ruby red color with red highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of cassis cream, berries and hints of café and vanilla.
In mouth: Elegant texture on the palate with sweet fruits, firm tannins and pleasant acidity.
Pairing recommendation: Baked chicken, roasted beef brisket.

Arte Noble Merlot

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Sandy loam
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L

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). Requingua — Corner of the Winds in the indigenous Mapundungun language — 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 Merlot is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s Monte sector , characterized by deep and very rocky soil of sandy loam.

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 first week of April.

Vinification
Maceration: 12-14 days.
Extraction: Traditional pumping-over.
Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 25-28 degrees Celsius (77-82 Fahrenheit).
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats with French oak staves for 6 months.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Bright, deep red color.
Nose: Intense nose of plum, hazelnut and cacao.
In mouth: Medium bodied, with velvety evolution; chocolate aromas in finish.
Pairing recommendation: Stewed chicken.

Arte Noble Pinot Noir

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay with colluvial granite material
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 5 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L

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). Requingua — Corner of the Winds in the indigenous Mapundungun language — 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 Pinot Noir is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s Tranque sector, characterized by deep loam with clay and colluvial granite material from the nearby hill.

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.

Vinification
Maceration: 12-14 days.
Extraction: Traditional pumping-over.
Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 18-20 degrees Celsius (64-68 Fahrenheit).
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats with French oak staves for six months

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Deep, bright cherry red color.
Nose: Intense nose of strawberry and spiced wood.
In mouth: Smooth style, with round structure and well-balanced.
Pairing recommendation: Steak carpaccio with capers.

Arte Noble Sauvignon Blanc

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curicó Valley
Soil: Sandy loam
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 6 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L

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.

Viniculture
Age of vines: 8 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 last week of February.

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: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for 2-3 months before bottling.

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Bright, pale yellow with green highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of lemon, gooseberry and asparagus.
In mouth: Elegant and well-defined with fine acidity.
Pairing recommendation: Raw shellfish with green sauce.

Arte Noble Chardonnay

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curicó Valley
Soil: Sandy loam
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity: 5 g/L
Residual sugar 2 g/L

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.

Viniculture
Age of vines: 20 years
Vine management system: Canopy
Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 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.

Vinification
Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Cerevisiae); temperature 16-18 degrees Celsius (61-64 Fahrenheit); Final fermentation with aeration.
Aging: Batonnage during two months on fine lees.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Yellow color, slightly golden.
Nose: Intense nose of lemon and pineapple, with notes of mineral and vanilla.
In mouth: Smooth and creamy; a buttery finish of exotic fruit.
Pairing recommendation: Fettuccini with seafood sauce

Arte Noble Cabernet Sauvignon
Deep, intense ruby-red colour, with ripe dark berry fruits, hints of coffee,
toasted almonds and liquorice on the nose.
On the palate this wine is robust with rich ripe dark fruits and a velvety texture.

Arte Noble Pinot Noir
Beautiful rich jammy strawberry aromas with coffee spice aromas, well balanced strawberry,
raspberry compote & chocolate flavors.

Arte Noble Merlot
Bright, deep red color.  Intense nose of plum and hazelnut.  Medium bodied,
with velvety evolution, chocolate aromas in finish.

 

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