Grower: Lomas de Llahuen, Gustavo Riffo
Region: Itata, Chile
Grape Varieties: Pais
Viticulture: Organic, Practicing Biodynamic
Size: 1 Liter
From an organically farmed single parcel (called Parmenia) of 200-year-old own-rooted vines planted on granitic clay loam soils. The densely planted and unirrigated plot is at 90 meters above sea level and faces north.
Lomas de Llahuen is the name for wines made with fruit from vineyards which have been in Gustavo Riffo’s family for many years. Located in Portezuelo, the family estate is composed of organically farmed old vines. The area is traditionally one of the centers for Pipeño in Itata, and is very dry. Gustavo now does the winemaking, but this is a separate project from the bottlings under his own name.