That is why we craft our ciders using only longstanding, non-commercial apples varieties that can be found around the village of Huiscapi, located between Villarrica and Loncoche, at the heart of the Araucanía Region. Year after year, these apples are picked at their perfect ripeness, pressed and fermented as soon as they are harvested.
Since many of these apple varieties are hard to identify, we have started a remarkable program to rescue this valued genetic heritage. To do this we have grafted local varieties (like ‘limona’, ‘reineta’ ‘cabeza de niño’ and others whose names are unknown to local farmers) on commercial patterns. This will not only allow us to develop a product with strong local identity, but also preserve the great apple diversity found in southern Chile.