Ñeque from the quechua word "NIQQUIY" meanings strenght or vigour of bouth the body and the soul. A great elegant wine. it is a limited edition release and one of our winery's pride. Ñeque has it is origin in Cauquenes, one of the most antique plantations in Chile, at 24 km from the Pacific ocean in the Chilean coastal mountains.
The grapes were hand-picked and carefully selected. It went through a cold maceration of three days at 5°C. The alcoholic fermentation was in stainless steel tanks at 27°C with selected yeast. The malolactic fermentation was carried out in French oak barrels and was aged for fourteen month
Cellaring recommendations: Eight to ten years.
This wine has a dark red color. On the nose it is a complex and elegant wine, where the black fruits, spices and cassis complement the notes of tobacco due to extended barrel aging. In the mouth it is a bulky wine, very elegant of dense and silky tannins. A buttery start, with notes of dry plums, cherries and smooth chocolate to follow. This wine has a fresh and persistent finish.
Enjoy it with red meats, especially with lamb. Also is excellent with strong and creamy cheeses. Served between at 16°C to 18°C.
|Varietal||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Appellation||Cauquenes, Maule Valle|