Isidore Vineyard
Maule Valley
Semillon 2018
Lot # F1
case of 6 bottles

$90,000

Isidore Vineyard is Fieldcraft Bottling– normally acquired en primeur and exported. We have made a few cases available in Chile and when they are gone they are gone.

Fermented naturally in tinaja/amphora on skins for 11 months.

 

 


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Fieldcraft Bottling

Amphora & Tank
1300  bottles filled       

Acidity  (g/l) 7,13
pH 3,15
Residual Sugar (g / l) 1,22
Alcohol (% vol) 13.8

Isidore Vineyard is a wine that does not ordinarily get made. These grapes were relegated to bulk wine for decades because they are from a parcel too small that defies the modern model of: necessary scale, the practicality of harvest, proximity to transport (paved roads), and valid D.O. paperwork.

 

In a Nutshell

-ancestral farming by hand and horse, with traditional methods of the Secano Interior

-Semillon fruit from the Isidore parcel

-Grower partner Gonzalez family

-San Isidore is on the road between Cauquenes and Sauzal on the Coastal Range of mountains (much older and slower to cool than the Andes) Soils are granitic and sub-soils have cracked granite that allow roots to get deep in to cracks.

-Harvested manually with our GWCo crew painstakingly separating Sauvignon B. in the field

-naturally fermented with native yeasts on skins for 11 months

-fermented and aged in amphora (tinaja) over a single winter

 

This wine was grown by a small farmer in the Maule. It was farmed by hand and horse with traditional methods of dry-farming 70+ year old vines with vines.

 

It was fermented naturally in amphora. Seeds were removed when they floated to the surface and skins remained in the juice for almost a whole year.

 

This wine is a tribute to the resilience of the Semillon Variety in the Maule. It was the first Fieldcraft Wine that we made from a specific parcel so we made it Lot # F1

 

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Un tremendo saludo al equipo Garage Poda UTI quienes han trabajado para revivir una sección de Pais olvidado en Truqui en estas semanas. De arbustos salvajes se han encontrado la vid viva y cultivado intensivamente como este mugrón para que revive- Ester, Don Hugo, Señora Luz, y Jose son mis héroes esta semana. Todos pensaron que el canadiense rayo sus cables pero si se puede. #gwcotruquilemuvineyard A special salute this evening to our Intensive Care Pruning Team who have worked the impossible and begun to revive a section of vines forgotten neglected and burned and now ... The rest of the troop (no names Cristián) thought I was nuts but the proof is in the pudding. A special to @handpickedsweden for their support of Fieldcraft this year. We have only just begun . . . #gwcofieldcraft #gwcofieldworks #gwcofieldcraftbottlings ...

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Proper farming is about more than just the vineyard. Threshing wheat in Puico. Don Colorindo and Don José have  collected and re-sewn seeds on these hills since they began helping their father as teenagers in the 1940’s. Wheat skiing anyone? #gwcofieldworks #industrialislessfun
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Proper farming is about more than just the vineyard. Threshing wheat in Puico. Don Colorindo and Don José have collected and re-sewn seeds on these hills since they began helping their father as teenagers in the 1940’s. Wheat skiing anyone? #gwcofieldworks #industrialislessfun
#industrializationsacrificesflavour
Hay más que solo viñedo! Trilla de trigo en Puico. Don Colorindo y Don José han recolectado y vuelto a coser semillas en estas colinas desde que comenzaron a ayudar a su padre cuando eran adolescentes en la década de 1940. ¿Esquí de trigo alguien?

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We had reinforcements come to help pick for our clients and one group we Haitian immigrants recently arrived in Chile. Dressed for Winter in the heat, and singing bluesy ballads they helped get the fruit in before a big rain— be sure to turn the volume up. Las Higueras Vineyard old-vine dry-farmed Cabernet Franc #gwcolashiguerasvineyard #gwcoharvest2018 #gwcofieldcraft ...

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Grapes from more than one vineyard, co-fermented together in a single ferment— no alterations. #gwcofieldcraft

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Haciendo el cameon más delgado para que sea menos pega picar. Arao vuelta-vuelta viene con efectos de sonido. Preta botón y suena como tractor con motor... Ploughing closer to the vines to make the cameon as narrow as posible and thus less work to break up with hoes. (Monche has tremendous sense for fashionable footwear or no?) #gwcolashiguerasvineyard #gwcovintage2019 #gwcofieldcraft #gwcoatworkinthefieldslately #showuswhatsbehindyourleaves ...

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Grapes relegated to bulk wine for decades because their little parcel was simply too small and too far from a paved road. #gwcofieldcraft ...

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#Repost garagewineco with make_repost
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Un tremendo saludo al equipo Garage Poda UTI quienes han trabajado para revivir una sección de Pais olvidado en Truqui en estas semanas. De arbustos salvajes se han encontrado la vid viva y cultivado intensivamente como este mugrón para que revive- Ester, Don Hugo, Señora Luz, y Jose son mis héroes esta semana. Todos pensaron que el canadiense rayo sus cables pero si se puede. #gwcotruquilemuvineyard A special salute this evening to our Intensive Care Pruning Team who have worked the impossible and begun to revive a section of vines forgotten neglected and burned and now ... The rest of the troop (no names Cristián) thought I was nuts but the proof is in the pudding. A special to handpickedsweden for their support of Fieldcraft this year. We have only just begun . . . #gwcofieldcraft #gwcofieldworks #gwcofieldcraftbottlings 

#movichile #chilesegunmovi #vinochileno  #escalahumana #pequeñasproducciones #vinosaescalahumana #vinosconpersonalidad #viñaterosindependientes #chileanwine

#Repost garagewineco with make_repost
・・・
Un tremendo saludo al equipo Garage Poda UTI quienes han trabajado para revivir una sección de Pais olvidado en Truqui en estas semanas. De arbustos salvajes se han encontrado la vid viva y cultivado intensivamente como este mugrón para que revive- Ester, Don Hugo, Señora Luz, y Jose son mis héroes esta semana. Todos pensaron que el canadiense rayo sus cables pero si se puede. #gwcotruquilemuvineyard A special salute this evening to our Intensive Care Pruning Team who have worked the impossible and begun to revive a section of vines forgotten neglected and burned and now ... The rest of the troop (no names Cristián) thought I was nuts but the proof is in the pudding. A special to handpickedsweden for their support of Fieldcraft this year. We have only just begun . . . #gwcofieldcraft #gwcofieldworks #gwcofieldcraftbottlings

#movichile #chilesegunmovi #vinochileno #escalahumana #pequeñasproducciones #vinosaescalahumana #vinosconpersonalidad #viñaterosindependientes #chileanwine
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The making off (Not a typo: in Chile a national newspaper insists it is “making off” and not “making of”. Of course in doing so they have made off with proper usage of English . . . #gwcofieldcraft ...

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Peace victory and an end, eventually, to this vintage ! #gwcoharvest2019 #gwcofieldcraft ...

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Contrary to common belief and heaps of marketing, the complexity of a wine most often comes from the farming. Don Hugo is doing the sound track for our upcoming short documentary on the trials,  tribulations and challenges  of small wine. #gwcofieldcraft #gwcolashiguerasvineyard

Contrary to common belief and heaps of marketing, the complexity of a wine most often comes from the farming. Don Hugo is doing the sound track for our upcoming short documentary on the trials, tribulations and challenges of small wine. #gwcofieldcraft #gwcolashiguerasvineyard ...

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Weight 8.5 kg
Dimensions 32.5 × 25 × 20.5 cm
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