Winemaker Remarks: Concentrated, full-bodied wine with an intense ruby red color. To the nose, some spicy notes such as clove and cinnamon, and ripe fruits can be identified. In the mouth velvety and persistent tannins are well-balanced with the acidity
90 points Robert Parker Wine Advocate
86 points Wine Spectator
90 points Wine Spectator
94 points Wine Advocate
93+ points Wine Advocate
89 point Wine Enthusiast
87 points Wine Spectator
Case Production (6×750): 1.388
Winemaker: Héctor Durigutti
Vineyard: Estate single vineyard, Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza
Grape Variety: 100% Malbec
Vineyard’s age: Planted in 1929
Average Vineyard Altitude: 989m.a.s.l.
Density: 7,200 plants per hectare
Yield: 0.7kg per plant
Sustainably Farmed: 100%
Harvest Method: By hand
Sorting: Double manual selection
Fermentation and Maceration: Cold maceration for 7 days at temperatures between 8º C and 10ºC, alcoholic fermentation with native yeasts in 10,000-liter stainless steel tanks for 28 days at temperatures between 26ºC and 29ºC
Malolactic Fermentation: 100% spontaneous in oak barrels.
Winemaking: 20% bleed-off. No stabilization, no filtration, no clarification.
Aging:16 months: 50% in new French oak barrels and 50% in second-use French oak barrels