02. Arraigo // OLD VINES // MALBEC


Each varietal expressing its own main characteristics the wood is only a soft dressing for these wines it never trespasses the intensity of the fruit.


Varietal Composition: 100% Malbec.

Grape Origin: Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank (850 meters above sea level; 2800 fts), Cruz de Piedra, Maipú, Mendoza. Mixture of young vineyards descended from the ancient vineyards planted by Tiburcio Benegas in 1888.

Harvest Time: Last week of April.

Winemaking Process: Prefermentative cold maceration. Fermentation in tank at 25° C (77° F) with native yeast. Post fermentation maceration for two weeks. Racking and natural malolactic fermentation.

Ageing: 6 months in French oak barrels.

Technical Data: Alcohol 14.5%, Sugar 1.96, PH 3.6, Acidity 5.53 gr/lt.

Tasting Notes:

-Colour: Ruby red colour with deep purple edges. Clear, limpid and medium intensity.

-Nose: Herbaceous at the entrances, with fresh and complex aromas of red fruits such as currants, raspberries and plums.

-Mouth: Elegant at at the entrance, meaty in the mid palate with friendly ripe and round tannins. Long and silky finish.

Ageing Capacity: 8 years.

Drinking Temperature: 15°/17° C (59°/63° F)

Food Pairing: Excellent to accompany dishes of Italian or Greek food, Tomato sauces, gourmet pizzas, various grilled meats, poultry, duck and lamb with fine herbs.