Francisco Baettig – Chile’s most famous and respected winemaker – is in charge of the winemaking for Viñedo Chadwick, having taken over in 2003. He is constantly tweaking work in the vineyard and winery to make the most elegant expression of the site possible.
On arrival at the winery, the fruit is de-stemmed, sorted, then crushed and fermented in separate lots in a combination of stainless steel and concrete. It will spend up to a month on skins with up to three pump-overs a day. The wine is then aged for close to two years in mostly new French oak, with some Stockinger casks, then blended just prior to bottling.