LE18 Corazon

LE18 Corazon

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  • $129.99


This wine is part of the Limited Edition 2018 program. For more information and to the pre-order your wine, visit this page.

Available February 2019.

The Wine

This wine is a charismatic blend of Carménère, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and Pais. Carménère, the signature Chilean grape, delivers jammy raspberry and herbal spice. Cab Franc brings bold cherry, juicy berry and acidity, while Syrah lends intense black fruit flavours and tannin. Pais, widely planted in Chile for centuries but little-known elsewhere, rounds out the blend with rustic red fruit and crisp acidity. This juicy blend is full of expressive black and red berries, surrounded by cherry and tart plum notes in harmony with underlying oak, bright acidity, and smooth polished tannins. Pair with rosemary lamb chops, beef skewers, Portobello mushroom burgers, and aged cheddar.

Dry | Medium-Full Body | Medium Oak | 13%

The Region

Corazón, Spanish for 'heart', comes from the Curicó Valley located in the heart of Chile. Nestled in between the Andes and Coastal Range mountains, the valley's vineyards reap many benefits from these towering neighbours. Meltwater rivers provide irrigation during dry summer months and deposit rich minerals in the soil, and hot sunny days are balanced by cool air drifting down from the snow-covered peaks of the Andes at night; these daily temperature swings cause the grapes to ripen slowly, allowing for optimal flavour, tannin, and colour development.

This 18-litre wine kit makes 23 litres of premium wine.

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