18 months in oak barrels
Grapes Origin: Finca La Encerrada, Gualtallary, Tupungato, Uco Valley Mendoza. At 1450 mts above the sea level.
Harvest time: Second half of April
Winemaking process: Cold maceration. Fermentation at 25º C. Fermentative maceration during 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels and after this, ageing in the same for 18 months. One year of bottle ageing
Ageing: 18 months in new French oak barrels and one year bottle ageing.
– Colour: Brilliant intense red colour with the typical violet hues of the malbec..
-Nose: At the beginning ripe fruit notes appear such as strawberries and plums. After this, the flower notes emerge, especially violets which are typical of the coldest regions of Uco Valley. Some lactic notes appear as a result of its fermentation and ageing in barrels.
-Mouth: Powerful wine of round and marked tannins of great character, excellent balance and long persistence in the palate. The ageing in wood grants the necessary silkness to put together all the range of descriptors that the wine has developed during fermentation, including the tobacco and the raw leather.