02. Arraigo // SINGLE VINEYARD // SANGIOVESE
Varietal Composition: 100% Sangiovese.
Grape Origin: Selection of the best parcels from our Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank (850 meters above sea level; 2800 ft), Cruz de Piedra, Maipú, Mendoza. Grapevines planted in 1935 by the Benegas Family.
Harvest Time: Second week of April.
Winemaking Process: Prefermentative cold maceration. Fermentation in a tank at 25°C. 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: Garnet red colour with ruby nuances. Brilliant and clean.
-Nose: Notes of ripe black fruit mingle with the typical freshness of the variety and the fermentation notes taht grant elegance aromas of cocoa and vanilla.
-Mouth: At the entrance the wine is fresh, integrated, with a high acidity taht balances with the alcohol and the round tannins. Persistent finish with herbal and soft smoky notes.
Ageing Capacity: 12 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.