The wine was aged for 22 months in 300 liters ultra-fine grain French oak barrels, 40% of them new and the rest second and third use. Then it was bottle-aged for at least 14 months.
Directly from the heights of the Apalta slopes at 470 meters above sea level, the Carménère and Syrah unite to represent the soul of Felipe Tosso – Chilean and John Duval – Australian in a unique assembly that reflects the encounter of two visions
The nose reveals black fruit, such as blackberries, intermingled with gentle spices, such as black pepper, damp earth, notes of native forest and a hint of graphite and soft spices. This wine has a firm structure and silky tannins. Its black fruit and spicy flavours, together with medium to high acidity lend it balance in the mouth and persistence in the finish.
This wine is superb paired with spicy food, such as Indian, Thai, Mexican and Spanish cuisine and other more complex dishes. It also goes well with semi-ripe cheese and strongly flavoured meat such as wild boar and venison. This wine can be enjoyed now, but it has the potential to be aged for at least 15 years.