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Cara Sucia Tinto 2018

1620 1470

Origin: Rivadavia, Mendoza.
Vineyard altitude: 450 m.a.s.l.
Year planted: 1940
Density: 3300 plants per hectare.
Yield: 7000 kilos.
Vine training system: pergola.
Vineyard management: 100% organic, mantle irrigation.
Soils: sandy silt soils.
WINEMAKING
Varieties: Bonarda, Syrah, Sangiovese, Cardinale, Beiquiñol,
Barebera, Buonamico. Cofermentation of the same vineyard.
Harvest date: second fortnight of April, 2018.
Type of harvest: manual.
Reception at the winery: in boxes of 18 k.
Maceration: cold, during 3 days at 5 ° C.
Alcoholic fermentation: with native yeasts during 20 days at
controlled temperatures of 20-22 ° C in concrete eggs without
epoxy.
Malolactic fermentation: in concrete eggs.
Agging: in concrete eggs. Non-wood

Total production :: 5,000 bottles.
Alcohol: 13.6%
Total acidity: 5.44
Ph: 3.50
Residual sugar: -1,80
TASTING NOTES
Red wine with aromas of red fruits like the fresh cherry ripe,
dried herbs and rosemary. In mouth combines fruity and gentle
tannins with a marked acidity. A modern style to reinterpret the
tradition.
Recommended temperatureforconsumption: 12º-14º C.
Winemakers: Héctor and Pablo Durigutti.

Categories: , Product ID: 3446

Description

Hector and Pablo were born in Mendoza, the cradle of wine and were raised together. Their childhood and their home were always connected to a sensorial world, with aromas, ingredients and flavors that, over time, motivated them to choose the path to become enologists. As adults, they would find these familiar memories and similar passions. Since 2002 they have been dedicated to their project as a small family winey. Today the brothers have evolved to form the new generation of winemakers, leading an evolutionary change in Argentina’s viticulture. With that same spirit, the Durigutti brothers craft their wines and have started to write their own history, a family legacy, in a chosen place where they live and work daily with dedication.

The winery is located in the heart of Lujan de Cuyo, precisely in the district of Las Compuertas. This is one of the regions with rich tradition and antiquity for the production of high-quality wines in Argentina.  From here, the first Malbec of Argentina were made. This micro region is in the processes of reassessing the value of its prized centennial vines.

Diverse optimal soils for making high quality wines are found at the base of the mountainous range of the Andes.  Since the start of the family project, they have passionately dedicated to the study of soils, becoming specialists in understanding the terroir.

The wines express the essence of each origin, coming from the main grape production regions: Altamira, Gualtallary, Vista Flores and La Consulta in Uco Valley.  Agrelo, Pedriel, Vistalba and Las Compuertas in Lujan de Cuyo. Additionally, they source grape varieties from the different regions to supply the line of federal wines.  These grapes come from Cafayate, Salta; Fiambalá, Catamarca; Famatina, La Rioja; Pedernal, San Juan; Alto Valle de Rio Negro and San Patricio del Chañar, Neuquén.

With vast understanding and dedicated experience when making the emblematic red variety, Malbec, and the optimism of reclaiming the Bonarda, they also process Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cordisco, Criolla Parral, Chardonnay, Viognier and Torrontés.

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