A brief history
Meet The Winemakers
Juan Pablo Murgia
Born and raised in Mendoza, his grandfather was a viticulturist and winery owner. His father is a viticulturist and whom introduced Juan Pablo to the vineyards during his childhood, sharing time together in the estate and winery, where Juan Pablo inherited the philosophy of high quality grapes that inspired him to work in the industry. Today, with a Degree in Winemaking and Agriculture, he is finishing a Master of Science in Viticulture and Enology. He also has international experience taking part in different harvest seasons in California (Napa Valley and Amador County), Bordeaux and Uruguay.View More
This wine is born from the best grape selection of our vineyard 22, block 1, with special characteristics that distinguish this terroir, with its herbal and spicy ﬂoral notes, and red fruit typical of cool climate pinot noir. Harvested on March 22nd, fermented in concrete vessels, 50% with whole cluster. Once malolactic fermentation is ﬁnished, it was aged in un-toasted French oak foudres for 14 months.
This Chardonnay is born from the selection of blocks 3 and 6 sourced from the vineyard 22. Its intense and particular aromatic expression is unique. Harvested between the 22nd and 24th of March. The must is obtained by direct pressing, static settling and then fermented at 15ºC. Once the alcoholic fermentation is done, the wine is aged in French oak foudres for 16 months without malolactic fermentation.
Pressed with whole bunch, fermented with native yeasts and made under the traditional method with 25 months of aging on lees. It has a soft pale yellow color, aromas of toasted bread, fruits such as white peaches, citrus and herbal and floral notes. In the mouth, the soft bubbles provide a balanced texture and elegance, complemented by great acidity and a delicate sensation of creaminess.
Pressed with whole bunch, fermented with native yeasts and made under the traditional method with 25 months of aging on lees. It has a delicate pink color with bronze tones, aromas of toasted bread, cherry, wild strawberries and praline. In the mouth, the soft bubbles provide a balanced texture and elegance, complemented by great acidity and a delicate sensation of creaminess.
This wine is a blend of Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer. Harvested manually in boxes of 20 kg durinf the morning hours and pressed directly without de-stemming in pneumatic press, at low pressure separating the press flower wine. After the static settling, each component is fermented separetely in pools/ concrete eggs. Once the blend is defined, it is aged in French oak foudres and concrete for 18 - 20 months.
This wine was born as a combination of Pinot Noir, sourced from different blocks, fermented separetely and then blended to obtain the best combination posible in order to enhance the character of Sarmiento´s terroir , the elegant and delicate profile of Pinot Noir. Harvested in March, fermented in concrete vessels, with 50% whole clusters with carbonic maceration to obtain fruity notes and aromatic complexity.