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Odfjell - Capítulo Flying Fish 2018

Overview

Summary: Capítulo is a selection of special blends, there is a story behind each wine that form a legend linking characters discovered during long sea voyages.

Grapes are sourced from Maule Valley and Lontué Valley. Vines range in age from 20 years to 100 years old.

Vinification: The grapes were hand picked and were not crushed on reception at the winery; the clusters were only destemmed. The whole berries had four days of cold maceration prior to fermentation and ten to twelve days of maceration at 25ºC after fermentation. Selected and native yeasts were used during the fermentation, which took place in tanks of 40,000 Lts. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation took place in tanks. Aging occurs in 70% in stainless steel and 30% in used oak barrels (three years old), followed by being aged in oak for four months.

Additional Details edit

This alluring wine displays intense aromas of raspberries, dry plums and figs with hints of spicy notes. Juicy with round tannins, a touch of coffee and chocolate and a long finish.

Technical Details
  • Appellation: Maule Valley and Lontué Valley
  • Winemaker: Arnaud Hereu
  • Sustainability: Organic Certified, Sustainable Practices, Biodynamic
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  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Ttl Acidity: 5.46 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 2.99 g/l
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  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: A blend of Malbec, Carignan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah

Recent News edit

Descorchados Rating: 92

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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Tim Atkin MW Rating: 90

Author: Tim Atkins

Date: Monday, July 20, 2020

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JamesSuckling.com Rating: 91

Author: James Suckling

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

"Very assertive, rich red fruit with some earthy, meaty nuances that lead to a palate that has glossy, vivid, red-plum fruit flavors. A blend of 32% malbec, 25% carignan, 23% cabernet sauvignon and 20% syrah. Drink or hold."