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 Maule, Chile

Maule, Chile

GILLMORE  Hacedor de Mundos

Tasting Notes

100% Cabernet Franc from estate grown old vines. Deep red ruby colour with an elegant nose of violets, spice and fresh fruit aromas. The wine is expressive on the palate with an unctuous balance characterized by long finish.

 

CSPC +794044
Vintage: 2012
Case: 6x750ml
Region: Maule, Chile
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol: 14.8%

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93 points

A classy and complex cabernet franc with dried berry, orange peel and spice. Full body, velvety tannins and an vibrant finish. Citrusy acidity. Ripe fruit aftertaste with spice undertone. Drink now. 


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92 points

The warm and dry 2012 vintage produced a 2012 Hacedor de Mundos Cabernet Franc with surprisingly high acidity. It was cropped from vines planted on granite soils in the Loncomilla sector of Maule. It fermented in stainless steel vats and matured in used French barriques for 18 months during which time the wine was racked three times. Forget about the style of the wines from this year in other parts of Chile, this is terribly fresh and aromatic, floral and not herbal. The palate has the fine-grained, elegant tannins of the variety, and the wine has a salty side to it, with a very tasty finish. 5,000 bottles were filled in January 2014.

Winemaking Notes

Fermented in stainless steel tanks using traditional techniques that include 3 pump-overs per day. Post-fermentation maceration for 3 weeks before the wine is placed in French oak barrels, where malolactic fermentation is finished in 18 months. 

 

Technical Notes

Appellation: Loncomilla Valley, Maule
Acid 7 g/L
pH 3.27
Alcohol  14.8%
Production: 700 cases