02. Arraigo // SINGLE VINEYARD // SYRAH
Varietal Composition: 100% Syrah.
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 1956 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: Dark red colour with ruby nuances, brilliant and clean.
-Nose: Black fruits such as cassis and dark cherries , notes of black olives and intense spicy aromas in the nose that define the typical characteristics or this varietal native of the Rhone Valley. Herbal notes of Rosemary give freshness and balance.
-Mouth: Round and silky with notes of ran leather and tabacco. Excellent balance and long persistency.
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.