IN THE VINEYARD:
APPELLATION: Valle de Uco. Mendoza
VINEYARDS: Mountain vineyards around the village of San Carlos in La Consulta.
VARIETALS: Malbec 100%
PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained. Annual ploughing.
SOILS: Alluvial & sandy. Poor soils with very good drainage.
WEATHER: High Desert
VINES: +20 year old vines. Traditional Trellis.
HARVEST: Entirely made by hand in small crates.
IN THE CELLAR:
FERMENTATION: With the native yeasts from the Estate in Small stainless steel tanks, gentle long extraction (25 days).
TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification at all. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.
PRESSING: Small press.
OAK BARREL AGING: 50% of the wine aged in used French Oak Barrels for 6 months.
FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is unfined and only minimally filtered.
SULFUR: Less than 40 ppm
WINEMAKER: Laureano Gomez
PHILOSOPHY: We believe that the best wines are born in the vineyard.
TASTING NOTES: Deep purple-black color. Fresh red fruit and plum aromas with floral notes. The palate is silky and smooth, with excellent balance and a long finish.
PAIRINGS: Meats, pasta and cheese.