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2014 CLOS DES FOUS Cauquenina

CLOS DES FOUS Cauquenina 2014

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  • Country
  • Country
  • Chile
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Region
  • Region
  • Del Sur
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Valle del Itata
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Carignan
    Pais
    Carmenère
    Malbec
    Cinsault
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 13,5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Total acidity
  • Total acidity
  • 3,7 g/l
  • PH
  • PH
  • 3,38
  • About this winery

    For Pedro Parra the purest expression of his passionate devotion to terroir is Clos des Fous, his collaboration with Francois Massoc, Paco Leyton, and Albert Cussen. Although the project is based in Pedro's home region of Bio Bio, 500km south of Santiago, the focus is not limited to making wines from Bio Bio: rather the idea is to discover (or rediscover) and celebrate great unknown terroirs throughout Chile - a vast and endlessly varied country - that is full of the vibrancy, uniqueness, and...

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Press reviews

  • - 92 Points -

    April 2017

    The red blend 2014 Cauquenina mixes grapes from the old, dry-farmed Secano Interior and coastal zones of Maule on red granite soils, fermented and then blended. The final blend varies greatly with the vintage, as they pay more attention to the soils. This is a majority of País and Carignan with Malbec, Syrah and always a pinch of Portuguais Bleu. It's always minty and balsamic, with notes of menthol. The palate is more austere than what I expected, somehow earthy and with some dusty tannins and a slightly bitter finish.

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  • - 92 Points -

    May 2017

    Some berry and walnut character with hints of herb. Medium body, round tannins and a savory finish. Harmonious and cool.

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  • - 92 Points -

    March 2018

    This is one of the most successful reds in the Clos des Fous line up, marrying Syrah, Malbec, Carignan, País, Carmenère and Blauer Portugieser in a balanced, refreshing, savoury, red cherry, Asian spice and fresh tobacco-scented red.

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