Grape Variety: 65% Chardonnay, 30% Riesling & 5% Viognier
Region: Maipo Valley
Vinification: After an exhaustive selection of the best lots of Chardonnay, Viognier and Riesling, they were hand-picked and the hole bunches were pressed to obtain a clean must focused in preserving the aromas of each variety. A slow alcoholic fermentation took place in new French oak barrels, leaving it later to mature in them between 6 to 8 months. Before bottling, the wine was clarified and filtered.
Ageing/Maturation: Aged 8 months in new French oak barrels
Sweetness: 3.03 g/L
Cousino Macul Finis Terrae Blanc 2012
Of a pale yellow colour with greenish touches, indicating its youth, it is a bright and clean wine. In nose it is fresh, fruity with marked notes of pinapple and guava giving way to light notes of green apple, quince and chamomile. It is subtly floral. with notes of jasmine and eucalyptus. It is with very good acidity. While maintaining the fruity character it reminds of tropical fruits, to finally end in a fusion of damson notes, giving a soft, pleasant and elegant finish.
Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is one of the only wineries amongst those established during the nineteenth century that continues in the hands of its founding family, who controls 100% ownership of the company. They are a company with tradition, character and identity. For years they have been concerned about being leaders in wine production, always bearing in mind their values, their history and the excellence of their wines. “Our mission is to produce world-class wines that are unmistakably Chilean, with character that expresses the unique taste of the Maipo Valley”, Carlos Cousiño, Chairman of Cousiño Macul.