Vineyard information: 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 8°C). Fermentation of 25 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation is natural and completed in stainless steel tanks
Aging: 6 months in stainless steel tanks.
Aging potential: 4 years
Colour: Red with purple hints
Aroma: Black currant, red fruits, spicy notes
Mouth: Intense, excellent structure and velvety tannins
Awards: 2014 harvest: Tim Atkin, 93 pts.; James Suckling, 91 pts. | 2015 harvest: Decanter, 92 pts.
In the Uco Valley, in the district of San José of Tupungato, on Route 86, famously known as the “Ruta del Vino” or “Wine Route”, appears the “Atamisque” estate. At the entrance, a grove of poplars welcomes visitors. The main entry is behind a stone wall. Here, one can grasp entirely the rich diversity of this philosophically interesting project. The owners John and Chantal Du Monceau invite you to discover and to enjoy the harmony between leisure, recreation and the sound of nature.