The grape pais came to Chile as raisins aboard Spanish ships in colonial times. Vineyards were planted from the raisins, initially to make wine for Catholic Mass. Some of these old vines have survived and make subtler, fresher red.
This is Garage Wine Co single series wine that contain grapes from more than one vineyard, co-fermented to make one wine aged over a single winter in old barrels. Each fermentation is given its own name. As this is the second foray, and it comes from three different vineyards, winemaker Derek has name it the ‘Second Salvo Ferment’.