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Casa Santiago Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay
Alcohol: 13%
Total acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual sugar 4 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 is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s northern sector , characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

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.

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).
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for two to three months before blending and bottling.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Ruby red color, bright, red highlights.
Nose: Intense strawberry and raspberry nose with a hint of cacao.
In mouth: Pleasant and lively mouth entry; medium bodied, with well-blended tannins in the finish.
Pairing recommendation: Barbecued beef.

Casa Santiago Carmenére

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay
Alcohol: 13%
Total acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual sugar 4 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 Carmenere is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s northern sector , characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

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.

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

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Deep red color with violet highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of blackberry and dry leaves with a spicy touch.
In mouth: Smooth mouth entry; medium bodied, very well-balanced.
Pairing recommendation: Risotto

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Casa Santiago Merlot

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay
Alcohol: 13%
Total acidity: 4.5 g/L
Residual sugar 4 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 northern sector, characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

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 March.

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

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Deep red color, bright, with pink highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of blueberry and cassis with a hint of mint.
In mouth: Pleasant and lively mouth entry; medium bodied, with suave tannins in the finish.
Pairing recommendation: Pastas

Casa Santiago Sauvignon Blanc

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay
Alcohol: 13%
Total acidity: 5.5 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 Sauvignon Blanc is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s northern sector , characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

Viniculture
Age of vines: 22 years
Vine management system: Canopy
Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 plants/acre)
Yield: 18 tons/hectare (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 citrus and green apples, with a faint hint of grass
In mouth: Crisp mouth entry; light bodied, with a very fresh finish.
Pairing recommendation: Green salads, ceviche, sushi.

Casa Santiago Chardonnay

Estate: Requingua
Sub-region: Curico Valley
Soil: Loam/clay
Alcohol: 13%
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 Chardonnay is made starting with grapes from parcels in the Requingua estate’s northern sector , characterized by deep, loam-clay soil.

Viniculture
Age of vines: 15 years
Vine management system: Canopy
Density: 1,660 plants/hectare (670 plants/acre)
Yield: 12 tons/hectare (4.8 metric tons/acre)
Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the first half of March.

Vinification
Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Bayanus); temperature 17-18 degrees Celsius (62-64 Fahrenheit), with aeration at the finish of fermentation.
Aging: Wine conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for 2-3 months before bottling.

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Straw color with gold highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of pear, pineapple and acacia flowers.
In mouth: Mouth entry fresh; medium bodied, with outstanding notes of exotic fruit in the finish.
Pairing recommendation: Chicken, turkey

 

 

Casa Santiago Cabernet Sauvignon

A bright red crimson wine with soft red Summer fruits on the nose and balanced acidity backed with a
luscious blackcurrant fruit edge and textured tannins.

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Casa Santiago Carmenère

Aromas of mulberry and blackcurrants waft from the glass with some milk   chocolate hints, a gorgeous soft wine with fresh ripe blackcurrant flavours. A great value easy drinking crowd pleaser!

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Casa Santiago Merlot

Rich blackberry and ripe plum flavours are given a velvety smooth edge with a delicate hint of dark chocolate and mellow spices.

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Casa Santiago Sauvignon Blanc

A wine with a little touch of class! Crisp and dry, this wine combines fresh, citrus overtones on the nose     with subtle tropical fruit and floral hints on the palate.

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Casa Santiago Chardonnay

A serious mouthful of tropical fruit flavours that are overlaid with creamy vanilla notes. The lively
bouquet is rich with floral, citrus and tropical aromas that are softened with notes of soft banana

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Casa Santiago Rosé

Made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Unique fresh red fruits aromas. Summer style wine!

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