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Garage Wine Co

Garage Wine Co Single Ferment Cinsault 2017

Biodynamic Collection by Philglas & Swiggot

  • Size: 750ml
  • Vintage: 2017
  • ABV: 13,3%
  • Origin: Chile
  • Grapes: Cinsault

Description

A group of wine mad friends got together to discuss the idea that you could make world class wine in your garage (a playful nod to the Bordeaux garagistes) and decided to go back to basics and get their hands dirty – literally. At first volumes of course were tiny and they were happy to make and sell cases to friends and family, until demand started to exceed supply… The wines produced are from grapes purchased from small growers in the Maipo and Maule valleys, with specific focus on old vine Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon, Carignan and Grenache, aged in oak and bottled in recycled glass with lot numbers instead of fancy names. They are truly unique, bold and eclectic wines with wonderful complexity and old vine fruit. Volumes have grown from an initial three barrel vintage but are still, compared to most of their neighbours, tiny.

It comes from two vineyards, one in Portezuelo (where the berries are very small) and the other one in the vicinity of Guarilihue. There is an aromatic touch here and a light to medium palate with very fine tannins. Bright and vibrant on the palate, with rose petal aromas resonating through red and blue fruits, a variety of baking spices and a hint of turned earth and leather.

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