Birthplace of our great red wines. The vineyard consists of 66 hectares of vines planted on slopes, which are drip-irrigated with water from deep wells. At full production, yields of some 7 tonnes per hectare are to be expected. The vines are trained along a VSP system.
The vineyard is located in the Colchagua Valley, 160 km to the south-west of Santiago and 10 km from Santa Cruz in the VI Region.
200 to 475 metres above sea level.
3,330 to 5,556 plants per hectare.
There is a prolonged dry season with winter temperatures averaging a minimum of 2°C and a maximum of 15°C. In summer, the average minimum temperature is 12°C and the maximum temperature is 31°C.
Alluvial in formation, the soil is loamy clay on the slopes and sandy loam in the flat areas.
The annual average rainfall is 750 mm, which mainly falls between May and September.