02. Arraigo // SINGLE VINEYARD // MALBEC
ORIGIN | SINGLE VINEYARD | MALBEC
Wines expressing the typicity of each terroir with a 12 month wood ageing in 2nd use French oak. Wines with elegance and proper acidity that secures a safe longevity and a long permanence on the palate.
Varietal Composition: 100% Malbec
Grape Origin: Selection of the best parcels from our vineyards Finca La Encerrada (1450 meters above sea level 2800 ft), Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza.Grapes planted 88 years ago by the Benegas Family.
Winemarking process: Prefermentative cold maceration. Fermentation in a tank at 25°C. Post fermentation m ceration for two weeks. Racking and natural malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: 12 months in new French oak barrels.
-Colour: Intense ruby red colour with violet hues, bright and clean.
-Nose: Shows presence of ripe red fruits and floral notes such as violets typical of the high cold areas of Uco Valley. The thermal amplitude give the wine a deep colour and a great aromatic intensity.
-Mouth: Wine of medium intensity with soft and round tannins that unfould through the mouth. Fresh and juicy very friendly in the palate with a subtle minerality. Elegant and long finish.
Ageing capacity: 12 years
Drinking temperature: Serving temperature 17°/18° C
2015, Wine Enthusiast: 91 points
2017, James Suckling: 93 points