Country and Region:
Wine of Chile - Produced from grapes carefully selected from prime vineyard locations in Leyda Valley (60%) and Maipo Valley (40%).
Grape Varieties :
After a rigorous selection process, the clusters were destemmed and the grapes were delicately crushed. They then underwent a cold maceration at 8ºC-10ºC for 72 hours.
Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at temperatures of between 25ºC and 27ºC for 5-7 days. The wine remained in contact with the grape skins for an additional 5 days after the fermentation was complete.
‘Aliwen’ means ‘Sacred Tree’ in the language of the ‘Mapuche’, indigenous people of Southern Chile. For them, this tree symbolizes the union between the Cosmos and the Earth. Undurraga chose the name for this light, easy drinking range of wines, produced by winemaker Carlos Concha, as a metaphor for Chile itself and the country’s majestic biodiversity. Each wine originates from different valleys, each with their own unique personality. In order to ensure that ‘Scared Tree’ is more than just an abstract concept, Undurraga have partnered with the Reforest Patagonia Foundation. For each bottle of Aliwen wine purchased, anywhere in the world, Undurraga will make a donation to the campaign to reforest native trees in Patagonia.