Fresh wild blackberry, boysenberry and cassis cascade on the palate. Spicy hints of cocoa, tobacco and violets add to the melodic complexity and vibrant grip.
Estate: Finca Ferrer, 773 acres at 1,270 meters altitude (4,165 feet). Appellation: Tupungato Alto Valle de Uco, Mendoza. Soil Type: Sandy loam alluvial rock, traces of clay. Grooming: Vertically trained vines, canopy leafage, cluster trimming for flavor concentration. Yield: 4.5 tones per acre.
Fermentation: Stainless steel vessels cooled to 25C to retain fresh aromatics and flavors. Skin-contact: Wine remains in contact with skins for 7-15 more days. Grape to glass: 24 months
Rib eye steak, pasta, lamb chops, mushrooms risotto, blue cheese.