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Propuesta' - 2020

Active in Chilean agriculture, grape growing and winemaking since 1740, the Echeverria family established their current vineyards and winery in 1923 in the outskirts of Molina, a town in the Curicó Valley. Here, they grow grapes from French pre-philloxera rootstocks, on their 80 ha of vineyards. Originally established to produce bulk wines, in 1990, the winery was converted to produce quality wines for export. In the following years, Echeverria was one of the few boutique wineries to emerge from Chile, and the first family winery from Chile to sell wine to Harrods in London. This jovial light red blend seems to be from Echeverría’s more playful side, a blend of 85% cabernet sauvignon, 10% petit verdot, and 5% cabernet franc, all from Maipo Alto. The wine aged in used barrels for some 12 months, and the result is a red wine with very good tension and a lot of fruit. It’s fresh, partly because of the cool year, and also for the herbal tones it offers.

  • Brand: Propuesta
  • Region:Maule
  • Sub-Region:Curicó Valley
  • Commune/Village:Molina
  • Varietal:85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:13.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Chile
  • Climate:Mediterranean with a long, dry summer season and intense sunlight. Marked DTR (Diurnal Temperature Range, or difference between day and night temperatures), key for assisting the development of flavors. Annual rainfall is 600mm average during winter, mostly between June and August.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:loam soils
  • Vineyard Size:80 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):Ungrafted selected clones of pre-phylloxera French rootstock.
  • Fermentation:Stainless steel tanks for 7-10 days at 25-28°C.
  • Elevage:12 months in 225L new French oak barrels.
  • Winemaker Name:Roberto Echeverria jr.
  • Finning & Filtration:No
  • Producer Website:https://www.echewine.com
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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