Origin: Tupungato, Uco Valley. Mendoza
Composition: 100% Malbec
Alcohol content: 14.0%
Acidity: 5.55 g/l
Vineyard information: Made with grapes from old vineyards, located between 1,150 and 1,300 meters above sea level. Alluvial soil with a rock foundation and top layers of sand-textured earth.
Production: Flow by gravity (without using pumps). Cold maceration (6 days at 7°C). Fermentation for 25 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation is natural and completed in barrels.
Aging: 12 months in French oak barrels (50%) and in stainless steel tanks (50%)
Aging potential: 8 years
Colour: Brilliant dark red with purple hints
Aroma: Violets, blackberries and grapes. Subtle notes of coffee and tobacco
Mouth: Concentrated, voluptuous, structured by tannins, smooth, intense and elegant
Awards: 2007 harvest: La Revue du Vin de France 2009, 15/20 | 2008 harvest: Argentina Wine Awards 2010, Silver Medal; Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2010, Gold Medal | 2009 harvest: Wine Spectator, 88 pts | 2011 harvest: Descorchados, 92 pts | 2012 harvest: Descorchados, 90 pts| 2013 harvest: James Suckling, 90 pts; The Wine Advocate, 90 pts; Descorchados, 93 pts | 2014 harvest: James Suckling, 92 pts