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35 South Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva

2013 Opaque ruby color. Blackberry, sweet spices, caramel, and vanilla aromas. Fruity, combined with gentle tannins, lending it good body and persistence.
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$17.00 / Bottle   $204.00 / Case
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If like a growing number of consumers worldwide you’re concerned about protecting the environment for future generations then you’ll be especially interested in the selection of wines we’ve assembled for you here. 35° South is produced by one of Chile’s largest producers, San Pedro. Viña San Pedro’s history began in 1865 when Bonifacio and José Gregorio Correa Albano planted vineyards in the Curicó Valley - latitude 35°South.

A lot has changed since then and the winery has grown to over 6000 acres! They’re lucky to have nature on their side. Chile has a dry, sunny yet fairly cool climate that helps keep disease and pests to a minimum.

When an industry leader like San Pedro turns its attention to organic farming, you know it’s going to be done right. San Pedro hired a German company, BSC, to certify their organic program because they wanted to provide a guarantee to their customers and meet strict European standards regarding the production of organic wines.

The grapes making this wine are kept cold for two days in pre-fermentative maceration for a very gentle extraction of color, flavor, and aromas from the skin. The alcoholic fermentation takes place for 8 to 10 days with temperatures below 27°C and making 3 pumps over per day. Once the alcoholic fermentation is completed, a post-fermentative maceration is undertaken, which lasts for one to two weeks. After this post-fermentative maceration period, 30% of the wine is stored in barrels for 6 months, which lends toasted notes to the final blend. Prior to bottling, the wine is cold stabilized and filtered by plate.