Perez Cruz Petit Verdot Chaski 2015 (750ml/6)
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Pérez Cruz, a specialist in classical Cabernet Sauvignon from Alto Maipo, produce a wide range of labels totaling slightly over one million bottles per year, all from their estate vineyards…They are focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon as their flagship wine. Nicely crafted wines, on the subtle and elegant side…” Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate, #222
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One of the last lots to be harvested, the grapes for Chaski Petit Verdot are hand-picked when grapes have reached their optimal ripeness. Well-structured and fresh, with complex notes of red fruit, herbs, tobacco and black pepper.
Wine AdvocateThe grapes for the 2015 Chaski Petit Verdot were harvested two weeks before the average date for the grape in this warm and dry vintage, and it still achieved 14.5% alcohol. It comes from a specific plot that has lots of stones. It matured for 16 months in 225-liter French oak barrels, 60% of them new. The challenge here was to maintain the freshness, which this Petit Verdot managed quite nicely, avoiding the roasted and charred character it can also have. The fruit is ripe without excess, and the tannins are grainy, in need of some powerful food. Very good for the conditions of the year and the natural tendency of the grape.