02. Arraigo // SINGLE VINEYARD // PINOT NOIR
Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir.
Grape Origin: Selection of the best parcels from our own vineyards Finca La Encerrada (1450 meters above sea level; 2800 ft.), Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza.
Harvest Time: Second 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: 12 months in French oak barrels.
Technical Data: Alcohol 14%, Sugar 1.4, PH 3.4, Acidity 6 gr/lt.
-Colour: Ruby red colour with deep purple hints. Limpid and medium intensity.
-Nose: Intense fruit aromas; it shows strong ripe fruit with notes of cherry marmalade and crotics.
-Mouth: Pleasant entrance with a good balance between alcohol and acidity. Unctuous in the middle palate note of chalk and a long, elegant and silky finish.
Ageing Capacity: 10 years.
Drinking Temperature: 15°/17° C (59°/63° F)
Food Pairing: Ideal to combine with smoked dishes (cheese, salmon). Red meats, lamb sweetbreads, fishes like trout and pasta with mushrooms sauce.