French oak brings complexity of aromas to the nose and roundness to the wine on the palate. For its part, American oak provides intensity and flavors reminiscent of coffee and chocolate.
VARIETAL COMPOSITION :
Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo. 1030 meters above sea level.
Very intense purplish red color. Aromas of red fruit as raspberry, accompanied by notes of vanilla and coffee from the oak aging. Smooth in the mouth, balanced with plums, sour cherries, red fruits, violets, chocolate, and coffee notes. Soft and ripe tannins. Pleasant and long finish. Ideal combination with grilled meats and vegetables, pasta or hard cheeses.
Cold pre-fermentation maceration for 7 days at 6-8 °C. Addition of selected yeasts. Alcoholic fermentation with controlled temperature between 24-26 °C for 10/12 days. Daily pump-overs with delestage at the beginning of the fermentation. Post fermentation maceration for 10 days.
|HARVEST||Manual 17kg boxes.|
|AGING||1 year in new oak barrels, 50% French and 50% American.|
|AGING POTENTIAL||5-7 years.|
|PACKAGING||Case 6 x 750 ml.
Case 12 x 750 ml.
Wood case 1 x 750 ml.