De Otro Planeta
Cabernet Franc

Maipo Valley

Wines difficult to explain … but that speak by themselves! And surely they did not come from this world…

The purest expression of carefully selected organic grapes, fermented with their native yeasts in clay amphora and without addition of sulphites.

pure and natural

Wine made without the use of any winemaking additive or sulphites addition. We ferment and age it in clay amphora, without temperature control, in order to deliver the purest expression of our grapes its vineyard.

tasting notes

“Without sulfur at any time during the winemaking process, here what we have are fruits, aromas of tobacco and herbs, in a creamy texture that is projected until the end of the palate without edges. One of those wines to drink and not stop. “
94 Points and Revelation Wine Guia Descorchados 2021

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Wine

100% organic Cabernet Franc from Los Guindos, Maipo Valley. Fermented and aged in clay amphora, without the use of any winemaking additives.

Vineyard

Los Guindos, Maipo Valley. Vineyard planted in 1997 and relatively isolated from other plantations, eliminating the risk of contamination by chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

Viticulture

It focuses on giving the maximum autonomy to the field, amplifying the existing life in the soil and subsoil, to have to intervene as little as possible. Only 3,500 to 5,000 Kgs./Ha of yield in the vineyard.

Winemaking

Early manual harvest, approximately one week before the normal for the zone. Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts, without temperature control. The clusters are destemmed and the berries are gravity-fed to 700l clay amphora, where fermentation takes about 35 days. Then the wine is pressed and returns to the amphora for aging. No addition of sulphites or any other additives.

Aging

About 9 months in clay amphora, without temperature control. After decantation by gravity, the wine is bottled without filtering.

Winemaker

Luca Hodgkinson. He was born and raised in Priorat, Catalonia. Master in Bordeaux, has intentionally unlearned much of what he had learned academically.

Responsible for the organic conversion of François Lurton’s vineyards in Chile and Argentina, he currently advises various sincere wine projects in Chile.

Technical Data

Production: 1,900 bottles
% Vol. 13.5%
Total Acidity: 3.57 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0.82 g/l
Free So2: 1 ppm
Total So2: 27 ppm

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