Nose

Floral fragrance and bright blue.

Palate

A contrasting play between spicy pink peppercorns, chili, licorices and wild herbs with floral fragrance and bright blue, all underlined by a seductive undercurrent of earthy, smoky, graphite.

Growing Conditions

This terroir has great oenological potential in Argentina. It consists of rocky soils composed by 60% of flattened, sub- angular stones with diameters ranging from 5 to 15 cm. Originated in igneous and sedimentary rocks, these soils consist of 96% of sand and 4% of silt. The soils have very low water retention capacity. - Varietal: Malbec massal selection - own rooted. - Year of plantation: 2000. - Training system: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) - bilateral cordon. - Pruning: Spur pruning. - Row orientation: North - South. - Plantation density: 2.2 x 1.8 (2,475 plants/ Ha) - Irrigation: Drip irrigation.

Winemaking

- 10% of whole clusters. - Fermentation with native yeasts in 6000L French oak foudre. - Punching-down 3 times a day during fermentation for 4 weeks. - Pneumatic pressing. - Racking into 300L new French oak barrels, natural malolactic fermentation and ageing for 18 months. - Bottled unfiltered.

Aging

18 months in new French oak barrels.