Denomination of Origin
Puente Alto Vineyard, D.O. Puente Alto, Alto Maipo Valley
The Puente Alto Vineyard is located 650 m asl at the foot of the Andes Mountains on the northern bank of the Maipo River. The vines come from pre-phylloxera cuttings and are trellised to vertical shoot position. The soils are of alluvial origin, rocky, poor in nutrients and highly permeable due to the amount of gravel in the subsoil. The vineyard produces low-vigor plants with concentrated, ripe bunches.
Semi-arid Mediterranean. This is one of the coldest zones of the Alto Maipo Valley. This season experienced lower temperatures than normal during the flowering and harvesting period (Nov-April). In terms of precipitation, the season was a affected by the El Niño phenomenon, with total rainfall of 353.6 mm
14 months in French oak barrels, (30% new and 70% second use).
The soils in Puente Alto are composed of material that has been dragged down from the Andes by the Maipo River. It is rocky, alluvial, and deep but poor in nutrients, which enables the roots to dig deep in search of water and to provide the plants with greater resistance to drought.
Isabel earned her degree in Agricultural Engineering with a specialization in Enology from the Catholic University of Chile. She began her professional career with the 2011 harvest at Concha y Toro where she worked closely with winemaker Marcelo Papa (Enology Director).Read more
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