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For Pedro Parra the purest expression of his passionate devotion to terroir is Clos des Fous, his collaboration with Francois Massoc, Paco Leyton, and Albert Cussen. Although the project is based in Pedro's home region of Bio Bio, 500km south of Santiago, the focus is not limited to making wines from Bio Bio: rather the idea is to discover (or rediscover) and celebrate great unknown terroirs throughout Chile - a vast and endlessly varied country - that is full of the vibrancy, uniqueness, and...
Pale gold in colour with green tones, offers fresh and elegant notes of tropical fruits, with hints of white flowers and honey. It is fresh and bright, and youthful with fruity with good body and balance. Persistent and mineral finish.
The 5 acre Larqui vineyard was planted in 1988 at 240ft of elevation on granite and volcanic soils. It is located in the region of Itata. Lutte Rasionee farming practices and espalier trellising provide an average yield of 2.5 tons/acre.
Winemaker Francois Massoc uses selected yeast strains and zero stem inclusion. The elevage is done in stainless steel tanks with 9 months lees contact