Weather

MICROCLIMATE
THE CHEQUEN-MARCHIGUE


The climate in the area of El Chequen -Marchihue is characterized as Mediterranean type with coastal influence. It presents constant cool breezes throughout the year which are increased in the afternoon keeping the same temperatures at the vineyards.

The cool breezes from the ocean are the basis for the fresh character and natural acidity of the grapes in El Chequen Estate. This special characteristic creates the perfect conditions for a slow ripening, achieving matured and structured tannins while maintaining a lower alcohol level.

Average temperatures in the winter months fluctuate approx 6-14 degrees in summer and between 18 to 30 degrees Celsius , rainfall fluctuate in the months from June to August and particularly bordering the 350 mm approx.