(2021) Itata is one of Chile's newer regions, much further south than the original valleys and close to the lush Lake District. This is made from 70-year-old dry-farmed vines and was aged for eight months in old oak barrels. It has a fairly pale but vivid colour, and a vinous, cherry and Indian ink nose, the palate revealing sweet vine fruits, a nice mid-weight palate with fruit and acid in balance and a satisfying mouthful of wine, perfect for summer barbecues.