Harvest 2012

Many will have you believe, somewhat naively, that all Chilean harvests are alike– all pretty much perfect. Not so. It is true we do not get hail, and we do for the most part get small amounts of rain during harvest, but if you dig deeper there are vast differences vintage to vintage. Perhaps we see more variance dry-farming? Bring it on!

2012 we think will be remembered as “the year for those who had their wits about them”. Here are a selection of pictures and some commmentary about the 2012 crush. It was our first year making our Maule Carignans in the cellar of Viña Reserva de Caliboro– a large thank-you goes out to Francesco, Andrés, Cesar, Augusto, Doctor Estafano, Caco, Andrés, Tonia …