Le Dix

Viña Los Vascos
In the land of Los Vascos, cultivation is at our heart; cultivating not only vineyards but our dream to transform our vast land into a fruitful eco-system producing the most elegant Chilean wines. We are free spirited but remember our heritage. Our holistic approach encompasses and protects all - from our short-legged sheep clearing weeds without devouring precious grapes to our artisans honing hand-made knives to carefully tend the vines. We embody the Chilean paradox, meticulous in our work, easy going and warm in our personality. We are independent yet proud to cultivate our community because we are stronger and happier together.

The vintage
The season kicked off with a severe lack of rainfall in winter, which forced us to irrigate earlier and to monitor the vineyard more closely.
The biggest challenge of the 2019 season was the excessively high temperatures in late January and early February, which reached 40.6°C (104°F). Fortunately, the cool nights, with a record 10.2°C, resulted in high-quality grapes that ripened to perfection and boast amazing balance. The harvest was carried out between April 11 and 17, entirely by hand, which subsequently allowed us to make a more precise selection. Compared to the 2018 vintage, the "El Fraile" lots were harvested 10 days earlier, reflecting a warmer season.
Cabernet sauvignon : 92%
Syrah : 8%

Tasting notes
Le Dix 2019 has an intense ruby red color.
Like the color, the aromas are intense and complex. The nose exhibits notes of red and black fruits such as cherries, accompanied by spices like nutmeg and cinnamon, and hints of cedar, tobacco, and cocoa. On the palate, it has the unmistakable volume and smoothness of a warmer year. The mouth is long, with a pleasant sensation of sweetness, and a fruity aftertaste. Overall, Le Dix shows a more intense and lush personality, pretty much in line with the elegance that has earned it the spotlight.