Marques de Casa Concha Syrah
Deep, bright ruby red with highly concentrated cherry and raspberry aromas. A refined texture carries the complex flavors of cherries, raspberries and licorice with remarkable structure. Lush, fine, and delicate on the finish.
VINEYARD OF ORIGIN: Quinta de Maipo Vineyard, D.O. Buin, Maipo Valley.
VINEYARD DESCRIPTION: The Quinta de Maipo Vineyard is located 420 m a.s.l. and extends along the southern bank of the Maipo River at the foot of the Andes Mountains. The vines are clone 174 and massal selection and trellised to vertical shoot position. The stony characteristics of the vineyard’s alluvial soils and gravel to a depth of 2 meters deliver rounded, complex, and elegant tannins to the Syrah.
SOIL: River bench associated soils, alluvial, stony, poor in nutrients and highly permeable due to the gravel sub-soil.
CLIMATE: Dry and cool; strongly Andes Mountain influenced.
AGING: 18 months. 50% in French oak barrels, and 50% in 5000-liter foudres
AGING POTENTIAL: Drink now or cellar until 2020.