Apellation of Origin: Santa Cruz, Colchagua Valley.
Grape Variety: 100% Semillón.
Alcoholic degree: 14º.
Annual production: 4,000 bottles.
Color and appearance: Pale orange, with yellow gold reflections, not filtered.
Aroma: Intense fruity nose, with notes of apricot, pineapple and honey.
Taste: Friendly high acidity, soft tannins, notes reminiscent of honey and candied fruit. Persistent finish.
Pairing: Seafood dishes, clams, mussels. White meats with creamy sauces. Pasta with mushrooms, Mushroom risotto, Morchellas. Fruit desserts with stone.
Recommendation: Serve at 12º.
- Skin Contact, 30 days.
- Fermented spontaneously using native yeast in stainless-steel tanks.
- Unfiltered, unfined.
- Settled by gravity.
- La CAV Wine Guide: 94 points for Conejo 2021.
- Descorchados Wine Guide: 93 points for Conejo 2020 (Ranking best Semillón, Ranking best Naranjos).
- Vinau Wine Guide: 92 points for Conejo 2020.
This trellised and espalier vines were planted in 1948, in the Patagua valley just a few miles away from the town of Santa Cruz. The soils are mostly clay and muddy with controlled drip irrigation and manual pruning.
The vineyard is located at 64 km from the pacific coast and at a height of 174 meters above the sea level. The vines enjoy a mid-warm climate from six to eight months during the year with temperatures variations up to 20 degrees between a minimum and a maximum over a year. During the summer, daily temperatures suffer a variation from 10ºC at night and 30ºC during daytime.