A brief history
With grapes from our vineyards from Lujan de Cuyo and Maipú, Zolo, expresses the quality of these vineyards of the first wine region.
Zolo is made with grapes from the first zone from the Mendoza River Valley (Maipú and Luján ) from vineyards located between 800 and 1100 meters height. These wines have a marked fruitiness, spending 8 months in oak, developed with sustainable practices,, the wines have ripe tannins, red fresh fruits, giving way to a modern, vibrant and intense wine.
We seek to reflect the best expression of the terroir, through sustainable development practices that preserve the environment in the best way. We are in constant search of wines with strong character.
PATRICIA ORTIZ (OWNER)
Patricia Ortiz, medical, since 2003 in the direction of the winery. Her main vision has been the development of wines with elegance and identity; reflecting the terroir,using techniques that are respectful of the environment. Patricia has worked hard to promote their wines in the USA and Europe.
FABIÁN VALENZUELA (CHIEF WINEMAKER)
Fabián Valenzuela has over 30 years of experience as a winemaker. Son and grandson of Vigneron, Fabian grew up on a vineyard, began its work in wineries Balbo and then in Catena. He has experience in vintages in other regions of the world such as France, Australia, Spain and USA. He travels frequently to the most important wine regions of the world where meets with other winemakers, exchanging experiences and opinions. Graduated from a degree in Enology from the Don Bosco school, and has completed postgraduate studies in "Planning and management of quality from the vineyard to the wine".
JEAN CLAUDE BERROUET (CONSULTANT WINEMAKER)
Jean Claude Berrouet was the first permanent winemaker at Chateau Petrus in 1964. After 44 crops in one of the most famous wineries in the world, withdrew and continued as a consultant of the family Moueix, owner of the Chateau. We are proud to count it as exclusive consultant for Argentina. "With a life full of passion for poetry as well as wine, its philosophy in wine is the expression of terroir, favoring the elegance of extraction."
CARLOS CORREAS (AGRONOMIST) A graduate of Agronomy at the National University of Cuyo, son of Vigneron. Carlos experience over 30 vintages touring the terroirs of Mendoza, worked with the Cartelone Group, Catena Zapata and since 2004 it is part of the staff of Tapiz Winery. Restless Carlos works hard every year to get the best grapes for our wines.