Garage Wine Co. Pais 215 BC 2017 - Liquors Inc.
Garage Wine Co. Pais 215 BC 2017
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Garage Wine Co. Pais 215 BC 2017

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750ml
$19.95

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Category Red Wine
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Region Chile, Maule Valley
Brand Garage Wine Co.
The fruit was fermented naturally; caps were punched down by hand and pressing was strictly manual. The wine was aged in neutral oak over one winter, and then bottled in recycled glass. Unfined and unfiltered.
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The name of the País bottling changes with each vintage, and the one from 2017 is the 2017 País 215 BC Ferment, which refers to the time País arrived "before Cabernet" (215 years before!). 2017 was the year of the terrible fires in Chile, and many vineyards were affected; in many cases, the vineyards acted as fire breaks with their greenness. In this case, the grapes were too green when the fire occurred, and as a result, there are no traces of smoke here. The wines in the Ferment series are co-fermentations of grapes from different vineyards, and the vineyards that were used for this wine are different-both are from Portezuelo and were harvested earlier because of the heat of the year and the fires. The wine is super fresh and clean and is also softer, more floral, less rustic and with more finesse than the 2015 I tasted next to it. The quality of the tannins is superb. 7,872 bottles were filled in December 2017.

Luis Gutierrez, October 2018