Serie A Malbec 2016

Malbec monocépage

AWARDS

91 Points - James Suckling (for 2015 Vintage)

90 Points - Robert Parker (for 2011 Vintage)

Decanter World Wine Awards, 2016: Commended

Wines of Argentina, 2016:Bronze

IWC 2016: Silver

IWC 2015: Bronze

VINEYARDS

Vineyard located in the river Las Tunas alluvial fan; is characterized by an extreme, cold and dry climate with large temperature ranges. Alluvial, with grains of gravel covered with calcium carbonate at a shallow depth, caliche and calcareous sands. Elevation 1400 mt. 

VINIFICATION

Handpicked grapes in plastic boxes during the first and second weeks of April. The grapes were destemmed and crushed. They underwent cold maceration for 5-7 days before classic vinification with indigenous yeast and fermented at 77°F (25-27°C). Then macerated for 20 days with periodic remontage and delestage. Part of the wine was aged in French oak barrels.

TASTING NOTES

Intense and lively red purple color. Intense red ripe fruit aromas such as prunes and cherries with black pepper and tobacco. Can also detect chocolate, cherry liqueur and spicy notes. Soft and velvety entry, firm tannins with lovely juicy finish.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 13.0%
Acidity: 6.50 g/l
Residual Sugar: 3.20 g/l

Region: Uco Valley, Mendoza

RSD 1,860

Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon monocépage

AWARDS

91 Points - Wine Spectator (for 2013 Vintage)

Gold Medal - International Wine Challenge, 2013 (for 2011 Vintage)

Silver Medal - Decanter WWA, 2015 (for 2013 Vintage)

Silver Medal - TEXSOM, 2014 (for 2011 Vintage)

VINEYARDS

Vineyard entirely irrigated with water from Uco canal, located in the south end of the property. Meltwater from the Andes. Alluvial, with layers of gravel covered with calcium carbonate at average depth (average 60 cm/ 1.96 ft), very heterogeneous. La Consulta, Uco Valley, Mendoza. Altitude: 1100 mt. Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza. Altitude: 1250 mt. 

VINIFICATION

Selection of bunches. Tanks filled by gravity. Fermented with indigenous yeast with a soft extraction by delestage and pigeage. Skin maceration after fermentation for 25 days. Malolactic fermentation and oak aging. 

TASTING NOTES

Intense purple. Intensely aromatic with notes of ripe red and black fruits such as blueberries and cassis. The barrel aging adds a spicy intense and very complex. Mouth with very good body, firm ripe tannins. Long finish.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.0%

Acidity: 5.90 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.93 g/l

Region: Uco Valley, Mendoza

RSD 2,940

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