Vistalba Corte A 2014

Description

Made with grapes from the Vistalba land, these wines are a complete universe for the palate. Blends from the best selection of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Bonarda red grapes representing the best of each harvest and with great qualities for storage.

Origin

Vistalba land – Upper Mendoza River Area – Luján de Cuyo – Mendoza – Argentina

Soil

Alluvial origin, with pebbles. Silt loam, medium-low fertility. Low percentage of organic material. Good drainage and low salinity.

Varietal composition

79% Malbec
15% Bonarda
6% Cabernet Sauvignon

Elaboration

Grapes were harvested and placed in 20-kilo boxes. Malbec on April 24, Cabernet Sauvignon on March 29 and Bonarda on May 5.

Tasting notes

Color: Intense garnet red.
Nose: Complex aromas where dark chocolate, prune and tobbaco stand out.
Palate: Sweet entrance, good volume and structure. Long lasting end where notes of chocolate and spices appears on the back.

15º

Climate

Harsh winters and hot summers with temperate or hot days and very cold nights. The daily temperature range is about 15º C during the growing development stage, favoring a very good production of color and tannins.

Wine-pairing

Meat, pasta, stews, legumes, mature cheese.

Vintage

Year 2014

Storage

Eighteen-month maturation in French oak barrels, 60% of which were first-use.

Aging Potential: more than 10 years.

Technical data

Alcohol: 14.6%
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
Reductive sugars: 2.14 g/l
pH: 4

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