Horcón Quemado continues to add awards to its growing list of accolades. In the sixteenth version of the prestigious competition Catad'Or, Quemado Reserved Horcón 40 ° was awarded the "Gold Medal", becoming the first artisanal pisco to win the competition.
Pisco Horcón Quemado 40 ° is an artisanal wine distillate made from muscat noble strains that grow and mature in the valley of San Felix in the III region of Atacama in the sun. Its unique development still keeps the rigorous process of producing European distilleries in the nineteenth and twentieth century and preserved as a valuable centenary secret that continues to delight the palate of those who appreciate quality craftsmanship unmatched pisco.
The vinification of this pisco is the red type, ie that occurs in contact with the skins and pulp grain, added to this is natural, since no additive is not used, no yeast and fermentation is at room temperature in vats cement.
It is distilled in a still unique to Chile, which maintains its design since late 1800 and has double rectification. To condense the vapors of pisco alcohol, the same wine distillate subsequently be used, making it unique in its kind.
The ageing of alcohol in American oak barrels is critical for the two years of aging that has Horcón Reserved Quemado 40 °, different fruit flavors and sweet, of extraordinary quality, which are worthy to be tasted to be generated.
At the end of the process to reach 40 ° of this pisco, properly filtered water quality and range that contributes to the final flavor is used.
The aroma of Quemado Reserved Horcón 40 ° is intense, with marked citrus notes of orange peels and white flowers type, in addition to that also appear sweet notes with a hint of chamomile.
The competition seeks Catad'Or spread excellence Chilean wines and spirits from around the world and through his label, guide and support the quality of the industry.