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Chakana Estate Cabernet Franc
Chakana
Argentina - Mendoza    - Gualtallary

Chakana is the name of the Southern Cross constellation. Its rotation in the sky throughout the year made it an effective agricultural calendar for the ancient Andean people.

Expressive and ripe nose, juicy texture and intense fruit. Excellent balance, well integrated tannins and stunning minerality.

Specifications
Appellation
Gualtallary
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Cabernet Franc
Age of vines
15 years average
Soil type
Sandy-loamy, with important presence of gravels and pebbles covered by calcium carbonate.
Vinification
Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts. 100% ML.
Aged 6 months in French Oak Barrels.
Slightly filtered before bottling.
Production
150 (9-liter cases)

Producer Information: Chakana

Chakana is a family owned winery located 960 meters (3,149 feet) above sea level at the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Agrelo, Mendoza. It is one of the leading ...
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