Chile: Don Maximiano
The Don Maximiano vineyard is located in the Aconcagua Valley and the oldest among them are Max I, Max II and Max V blocks. The region has a long dry season with moderately warm summer days cooled by the soft evening breezes that enter the valley from the Pacific Ocean. Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere vines were planted in 1978 and 1993, respectively, while the Petit Verdot was planted in 1999.
- Varieties: 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Carmenere, 8% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc
- Type: Red
- Region: Valle de Aconcagua
- Alcohol Level: 14%
Dark and rich in color with aromas of licorice, fresh red berries like raspberries, cherries and strawberry, accompanied by soft tones of chocolate and nutmeg. While still distinctively focused, the wine is all about fruit intensity, with notes of cedar and dried cherry, currant and cardamom. With firm tannins in balance with black fruit Favors and bright acidity.