Clos des Fous Cabernet Sauvignon Grillos Cantores

Clos des Fous

Wine label
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Region:Cachapoal Valley
Varietals:Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard:Grillos Cantores vineyard in Alto Cachapoal. The vineyard was planted massal selection and the vines are ungrafted and on average 15 years of age.
Orientation:The vineyard is at close to 2,000 feet in altitude.
Soil:The soils are alluvial with a lot of gravel
Viticulture:The vines are trellised to the guyot system.
Vinification:The grapes are destemmed and not crushed. Whole berries are fermented spontaneously (wild yeast) in concrete tanks.
Aging:No oak aging.


Wine advocate: 90
I also tasted the 2014 Grillos Cantores Cabernet Sauvignon, which felt riper and slightly warmer, rounder and lush, a little evolved; it even felt older than 2013. It's round and soft, but it has quite nice acidity. Better with food. 30,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in November 2015.
IWC: 91 (Suckling)