Expressing the unique characteristics of each vineyard. Wines of high intensity and structure, with excellent body, ripe and sweet tannins and lingering taste. We have six different wines: Malbec is from the best terroir in Finca La Encerrada, as well as the Pinot Noir that is made on one hectare of that estate. The 3.5-hectare Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Sangiovese’s 2.2 hectares, come from vineyards planted in 1935; the Syrah was planted in 1956 on 2.5 hectares and the blend composed of Cabernet Sauvignon (1935), Cabernet Franc (1899) and Merlot (1956) are all from Finca Libertad.



Varietal Composition: 100% Syrah.

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 68 years ago by the Benegas Family.

Harvest Time: Second and third week 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.

Tasting Notes:

-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 of 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 tobacco. Excellent balance and a long persistency.

Ageing Capacity: 10 years.

Drinking Temperature: Between 15°C – 17°C (59°F – 63°F).


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2012 Austral Spectator (Argentina): 90 points

2012 James Suckling (USA): 90 points

2011 100 Latina Wine (Florent Michel): 91 points

2011 China Wine & Spirit Award (China) Gold Medal

2008 Argentina Wine Awards (Argentina) Gold Medal

2008 Descorchados (LATAM): 91 points

2006 Wine Advocate “Robert Parker” (USA): 91 points