Nose

On the nose, red fruits with notes of vanilla are appreciated, with soft tannins giving a sweet and pleasant finish.

Growing Conditions

Origin: Finca Lamadrid, Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo Altitude: 3,280 ft above sea level Year planted: 1999 Density planting: 7200 plants per hectare Yield: 1 plant per bottle Training management: Organic, drip irrigation Soil type: Clay loam soil, silty loam soil Vintage report: Slightly more production than previous year and a warmer spring than 2017 allowed the grapes to mature over a shorter period of time. Harvest began earlier and ended earlier this year than before.

Harvest

Date of harvest: Third week of March 2018 Harvest method: By hand

Bottling

February 2019. This wine has neither been clarified, filtered, nor cold stabilized.

Winemaking

Maceration: Cold maceration at 8ºC for 5 days Alcoholic fermentation: With native yeasts, in stainless steel tanks, for 22 days at 23-25ºC, 4 daily pump-over and one delestage Malolatic fermentation: In French oak barrels for 30 days

Aging

9 months in 3rd and 4th use French oak barrels.

Food Pairing

Perfectly balanced to accompany pasta.