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Kalfu

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The Kalfu ranges are named after sea creatures that are depicted on the labels: Kuda is a seahorse, a delicate and unique creature.

Deep violet red with ruby rim, aromas of black cherry, vanilla and spice from barrel ageing. Medium bodied and delicate, it has a balanced acidity, showing smooth, round tannins that provide elegance.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.5 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.0 g/L

pH

3.59

ACIDITY

6.2 g/L

ORIGIN

Chile

VARIETY

Pinot Noir

HARVEST DATE

March 2018

TIME IN OAK

12 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Leyda Valley

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vintage conditions

Temperatures were moderate to cool in 2018, which meant that the grapes ripened slowly and the resulting wines are well-balanced, fresh and aromatic. Harvest took place between 27th March and 14th April.

Vinification details

After hand harvesting, an initial pre-fermentative cold maceration was carried out for 7 to 8 days. Subsequently, alcoholic fermentation was performed at controlled temperatures (between 24 to 26°C) for 7 to 10 days, and pressed to gently extract the maximum colour and aroma. The wine then spent 12 months in French oak barrels, of which 10% were new, 20% second use and the remaining 70% third and fourth use.

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... balanced, delicate and incredibly easy to get into.

Chris Wilson, The Buyer

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The Kalfu ranges are named after sea creatures that are depicted on the labels: Kuda is a seahorse, a delicate and unique creature.

Deep violet red with ruby rim, aromas of black cherry, vanilla and spice from barrel ageing. Medium bodied and delicate, it has a balanced acidity, showing smooth, round tannins that provide elegance.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.0 %

pH

3.50

ACIDITY

5.0 g/L

ORIGIN

Chile

VARIETY

Pinot Noir

HARVEST DATE

March 2017

TIME IN OAK

12 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Leyda Valley

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vintage conditions

The 2017 vintage was characterised by a year of low to medium temperatures in the Leyda Valley. This resulted in the grapes ripening more quickly, with an earlier harvest resulting in well-balanced and aromatic wines.

Vinification details

After hand harvesting, an initial pre-fermentative cold maceration was carried out for 7 to 8 days. Subsequently, alcoholic fermentation was performed at controlled temperatures (between 24 to 26°C) for 7 to 10 days, and pressed to gently extract the maximum colour and aroma. The wine then spent 12 months in French oak barrels, of which 10% were new, 20% second use and the remaining 70% third and fourth use.

Awards

Drinks Business Pinot Noir Masters 2019: Silver
Decanter: 91 pts

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The Kalfu ranges are named after sea creatures that are depicted on the labels: Kuda is a seahorse, a delicate and unique creature.

Deep violet red with ruby rim, aromas of black cherry, vanilla and spice from barrel ageing. Medium bodied and delicate, it has a balanced acidity, showing smooth, round tannins that provide elegance.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.5 %

pH

3.52

ACIDITY

5.2 g/L

ORIGIN

Chile

VARIETY

Pinot Noir

HARVEST DATE

March 2016

TIME IN OAK

12 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Leyda Valley

Vintage conditions

The vintage 2016 was characterised by a year of moderate to low temperatures in the valley of Leyda, which slowed the vine maturation, creating fresh and vibrant wines.

Vinification details

After hand harvesting, an initial pre-fermentative cold maceration was carried out for 7 to 8 days. Subsequently, alcoholic fermentation was performed at controlled temperatures (between 24 to 26°C) for 7 to 10 days, and pressed to gently extract the maximum colour and aroma. The wine then spent 12 months in French oak barrels, of which 10% were new, 20% second use and the remaining 70% third and fourth use.

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