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Clos des Fous Cauquenina - Buon Vino Natural Wines
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Clos des Fous Cauquenina 2014

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One Line Description Beautiful dark ruby-red color with violet highlights. Outstanding fruit, with a nose full of red berries, red currant, black cherry, blueberry. Spices like black pepper, tea leaves and notes of graphite and violets. Those elements come through on the pala
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country Chile Chilean
Producer Clos des Fous
Vintage 2014
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 45% Malbec25% Carmenère14% Syrah/Shiraz10% Pais
Alcohol 14% abv
Maturation Fermentation takes place at temperatures between 25 and 28 °C. Full malolactic fermentation occurs, and there is no oak used.
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The Cauquenina is a blend of of old vines from different vineyards, the blend will change every year depending on the season, but the focus will remain on old Carignan, Pais, Malbec and Carmenere. A full bodied wine with more than a little terroir in the flavour and style. Elegant, fresh, fruity, peppery, a beautifully crafted wine showing Chile is much more than just fruit bombs. Cauquenina means “girl from cauquenes”. This blend comes from non-irrigated old vines, planted on ancient red granite slopes.

Clos des Fous has 19 hectares of vineyards in total, which is supplemented by fruit from selected growers. Pedro Parra's key aim was to move plantings away from the fertile plains and up the slopes into the Andean and Coastal ranges, where the rockier soils result in lower vine vigour and deeper roots, which he believes gives better balance and more finesse to the wines.

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