Winemaker Remarks: Deep red color with blue hints. In the mouth, it is unctuous and silky with a long finish. In the nose, aromas of vanilla, white chocolate, mocha, and tobacco combine with ripened fruit, blackcurrant, and plum.
91 points Wine Spectator
91 points Stephen Tanzer
92 points Wine Advocate
92 points Wilfred Wong
94 points Wine Advocate
89 points Wine Spectator
90 points Wine Enthusiast
Case Production (6×750): 1,000
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: 0.400 kg per plant
Sustainably Farmed: 100%
Harvest Method: By hand
Sorting: Double manual selection
Fermentation and Maceration: Cold maceration at 8ºC for 8 days, alcoholic fermentation with native yeast in French oak barrels for 32 days between 26º-31ºC, with 4 daily punch down.
Malolactic Fermentation: 100% spontaneous in oak.
Winemaking: 30% bleed-off. No stabilization, no filtration, no clarification
Aging:24 months: 100% new French oak barrels
Acidity:pH of 3.77; TA of 5.9 g/L