Cristobal 1492 Verdelho

Name: Cristobal 1492

Winery: Don Cristobal

Origin: Los Campamentos, Rivadavia, Mendoza

Composition:  100% Verdelho

Alcohol content: 13%

Vineyard information: Finca La Pinta, 620 meters above sea level.

Production: 75hl/ha.

Aroma: It is scintillating with flowery notes. Captivating and fascinating aromas.

Mouth: On the palate it expresses its freshness enhanced by its balanced acidity.

Awards: Verdelho 2016, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2017.

Verdelho 2015, Commended, Decanter World Wine Awards 2016.

Verdelho 2013, Silver Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2014.

Verdelho 2012, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2013.

Verdelho 2011, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2012.

Verdelho 2010, 90 Points, Robert Parker Rating, October 2010.

Verdelho 2010, Gold Medal, 15th Berlin Wine Trophy 2011.

Verdelho 2009, Bronze Medal, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong 2009

International Wine and Spirit Competition.

Verdelho 2008, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2009.

Verdelho 2009, 87 Points, Robert Parker Rating, August 2009.

Verdelho 2008, Bronze Medal, Wine Style Asia Award 2008.

Verdelho 2005, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2006.

Verdelho 2005, Silver Medal, Indy International Wine Competition 2005.

Verdelho 2003, Silver Medal, World Wine Market Competition 2004.

Verdelho 2001, Gold Medal and White Wine Great Champion, 4th International Wine Contest “Women Choose 2002”.

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Description

Bodega Don Cristobal

Don Cristobal is a family owned winery that started its activities in 1998 with the solid commitment to produce quality wines with personality. The shareholders of the company are the Belgian-Argentinean family Lapania-Vandenbalck.

Don Cristobal began the production of wines with the 2001 harvest and entered that same year in the world wine market with its brand Cristóbal 1492 “wines of the new world for the entire world”. Don Cristóbal owns a total of 200 hectares of land with 143 hectares of planted vineyards, a very good production base, great diversity of areas and grapes and is constantly evolving. The company improves day by day in the winemaking process and is adopting sustainable practices in the vineyards and in the winery.

The estate of Don Cristobal consists of 200 hectares of land, located in the surroundings of Mendoza city, with 143 hectares of planted vineyards.

The production methods, either the work in the vineyards or in the winery, rely on the successfully proven combination of tradition and technological innovations.

The variety of soils and altitude, specific of each of our vineyards, jointly with an adequate balance between its production and its vegetative part (to pursue this we work with innovative techniques of watering and fertilization) allow us to get top quality grapes.

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