Maitia Aupa Pipeno Secano Interior 20

$12.99
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Article code P-7097
Vina Maitia 'Aupa' Pipeño Secano Interior 2020
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Country Chile
Region Valle del Maule
Appellation/Sub-Region Secano Interior
Grapes País, Carignan
Vineyard/Cellar Practices Organically Grown, Vegan.

Pipeño wines are honest, small-scale, traditionally made Chilean wines of the most recent harvest, and also traditional method of winemaking in Chile, which dates back to the late 16th century. Often drunk by vineyard workers, they are unique to the regions of the Maule, Itata and Bio-Bío Valleys, which are among Chile's most traditional and rural wine areas. Maitía is the project of partners and winemakers David Marcel and Loreto Garau, who specialize in making light, lively, extremely drinkable wines through careful grape selection, and "Aupa" is no exception. A blend of 85% native país (or mission) grape, and 20% carignan, this is bright and clean with generous fruit. It is fermented with indigenous yeast and they are farming organically in the fields. The país or mission grape was once used for sacramental purposes, and was brought to the Americas by the Spanish missionaries. It is a thin-skinned grape that creates a lighter, rustic style of wine. Organically grown, vegan.