|Dimensions||16 × 16 × 16 cm|
Tupungato (Uco Valley, Mendoza)
A vineyard of 25 years of age situated at 1,100 meters above sea level. Its West-East orientation provides a fast natural runoff for rain and defrosting waters. The growing-guidance system is done by high vine trellis.
Alluvial origin, with a poor and sandy loam texture and a remarkable presence of stones and calcium carbonate, which define them as “calcareous” and convey great elegance and complexity to the wines.
Hand-picked in small plastic boxes of 12 kg. A direct pressing is carried out on the whole cluster and then it is fermented 50% in stainless steel tanks and 50% in barrels. Yield: 8,000 kg per hectare.
When entering the winery, grapes are subject to a double selection process through a vibrating conveyor. A direct pressing to the entire cluster is performed and the must is then fermented 50% in stainless steel tanks and 50% in oak casks. 20% of the wine is aged in 2nd use French oak casks during 3 months to add complexity and elegance, but preserving the freshness of the grapes. No malolactic fermentation.
Fresh and fruity. Bright greenish yellow. Intense and expressive aroma (tropical fruits, citrus and nuts). The palate is fruity and a very balanced acidity lingers its finish. It is a wine that fills the mouth and also has great freshness that invites you to drink. It is ideal for pairing with salads, fish and seafood.
Alcohol: 12.3% • Total Acidity: 5.45 g/l • pH: 3.8 • Sugar: 1.25 g/l