02. Our Wines // SINGLE VINEYARD // BENEGAS | SANGIOVESE
Varietal Composition: 100% Sangiovese.
Grapes Origin: Selection of the best parcels from our Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank (850 meters above sea level), Cruz de Piedra, Maipu, Mendoza. Grapes planted 88 years ago by the Benegas Family.
Harvest Time: Second fortnight of March.
Winemaking Process: Prefermentative cold maceration. Fermentation in tank at 25°C (77°F). Post fermentation maceration for two weeks. Racking and natural malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels.
-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 that grant elegance and aromas of cocoa and vanilla.
-Mouth: At the entrance the wine is fresh, integrated, with a high acidity that balances with the alcohol and the round tannins. Persistent finish with herbal and soft smoky notes.
Ageing Capacity: 8 years.
Drinking Temperature: 15°C – 17°C (59°F – 63°F).