Nose

Red fruit and presence of herbs such as thyme, spices, and clove.

Palate

Medium-high acidity. Low alcohol. Slightly mineral and vertical mouth. Integrated oak. Grainy tannins.

Growing Conditions

ºVineyard locations: Gualtallary, Tupungato ºVineyard elevation: 1450 mts ºDijon clones 115 and 777 ºArea: 1.44 hectares ºSoil profile: loose sandy loam soil, reddish-hued compact calciium carbonate

Winemaking

Clone 115 was fermented in Oak roll-fermentor of 600 L and clone 777 was fermented in small vat of 800 L. Punch-down extraction by hand. Max. Fermentation temperature: 26° C, 10-13 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation in barrel.

Aging

Aged 18 months in 10% new barrels and 90% second-use French barrels

Appearance

Bright red with tones of garnet.