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2011 Cultivate Wines Copa Cabana

2011 Cultivate Wines Copa Cabana

Copa Cabana is a smooth, easy-drinking red wine. Full of juicy red fruits and with a peppery spice on the finish, Copa’s balance and finesse make for great sipping or pairing with meals.
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Copa Cabana is imminently drinkable, approachable, and always fun. This blend from Chile’s warmest, ripest pocket of the central valley has copious amounts of juicy red fruit. The Syrah lends the wine a touch of heft down the mid-palate and the Carmenère finishes with a bit of spice and texture. A wine to drink now and drink often.
Vineyard Notes
Climate: Curico is situated well inland in the warmest pocket of the Valle Central. Cool air descends nightly from the Andes Mountains to moderate the sometimes incredibly hot days. Soil: The soil in Curico is generally more uniform in profile and depth. Some loam, but clay predominates. Aspect: We spent a tremendous amount of time circling back through Curico and its prime subregion of Lontue, seeking out the producers with the best combination of land and attention to detail in the cellar, finally settling on one singular producer.
Production Notes
The grapes were handpicked and crushed into stainless steel fermenters and allowed to begin fermentation spontaneously. The mash was then inoculated with a variety of cultured yeasts. The wine fermented dry on the skins, was pressed, and underwent malolactic fermentation in tank. A light fining and filtration was applied just before bottling.
Winemaker Notes
70% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Carmenère 10% Syrah
Other Notes
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