La Piu Belle Rose
73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Cabernet Franc, 8% Syrah.
Millahue, Cachapoal Valley.
Deep, porous decomposed granitic soil with good drainage.
Temperate Mediterranean climate with a marine influence which moderates maximum temperatures.
1 month in used French oak barrels (7% of the wine).
Harvested in early March, the fruit is lush and bright with focused acidity. To preserve aromatics the wine is 100% whole cluster pressed then undergoes a long, cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Energetic and elegant, La Piu Belle 2019 is fruit-forward with a dry finish. Cabernet Sauvignon gives the nose ripe red berries and round tannins on the mid-palate. Cabernet Franc adds accents of graphite and floral scents of lavender and violet. Blended they present notes of summer stone fruit, apricots, and passion fruit with a surprising hint of citrus on the finish.