Vistalba Corte A 2011

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

54% Malbec
30% Bonarda
16% Cabernet Sauvignon

Elaboration

Cosechado manualmente en cajas de 18-kilos. Malbec del 11 de abril, el Cabernet Sauvignon el 14 de abril y la Bonarda el 26 de abril.

Tasting notes

Color: Intense red, dusky core and well-defined ruby edges.
Nose: Complex, with spicy notes like nutmeg and nuts and dried fruits like figs and walnuts.
Mouth: great structure and volume. Aftertaste reminding of dried fruits, cinnamon and vanilla notes, which makes its time in the barrel evident.

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 2011

Storage

100% of the wine was aged in French oak barrels for 19 months.
Expected storage time: 10 years.

Technical data

Alcohol: 14.9%
Total acidity: 6.12 g/l
Sugar: 3.05 g/l
PH: 3.6

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