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González Bastías

Pais en Tinaja 2022

Regular price $425.40 CAD
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Case of 12 bottles

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Made from 100% País grapes, handpicked from ancient vines grown in river bed and granitic soils on the banks of the Maule River. The vines are on original rootstock, head/goblet trained, and receive no irrigation. The vineyards are organic and free from all pesticides and herbicides. 

Crushing/de-stemming is by hand using a "Zarada de Coligùe" (horizontal bamboo sticks), and fermentation is in open fermenters using native yeasts. Manual punch downs - 5-7 times per day - and no pressing after the fermentation is complete (only free-run juice). 

The wine is aged for 12 months in an ancient - over 300 years old - clay amphora. The wine is bottled by hand, with no filtration. Approximately 6,600 bottles produced. 12.6% alc./vol; .06 gr/L total SO2; 1.06 gr/L RS. 

Our tasting note: Bright, medium deep ruby colour. Aromas and flavours of plums, wild raspberry, and blueberry with slight floral notes. Balanced acidity, medium-bodied, and a long finish. 

Menu matches: Versatile, pairs with many different types of sauces - spicy, sweet, sour etc. - on meats, earthier vegetables, and poultry.