The Maturana brothers lost their family home and vineyards in the 2010 earthquake. As a result they changed their business to focus on small-batch artisan wines, such as this Naranja made from a 4ha plot of 80-year-old Torontel vines.
A WoW! Something you've never had. Baking spices, white tea, toasted almond, minerals and over ripe white peaches. intensely aromatic, with peach, apricot, lychee and orange peel leaping out of the glass. Delicioso!
The textured palate is more restrained with subtle stone fruit, orange and lemon citrus, sprinkled with spice, plus good cleansing acidity and a crisp, juicy finish.
region: central valley, chile
style: skin contact (orange)
farming & cellar: sustainable, vines planted in 1935, selected and harvested by hand. skin contact, 9 months in concrete egg.
pairing: pad thai or sesame chicken