Vistalba Corte A 2013
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.
Vistalba land – Upper Mendoza River Area – Luján de Cuyo – Mendoza – Argentina
Alluvial origin, with pebbles. Silt loam, medium-low fertility. Low percentage of organic material. Good drainage and low salinity.
18% Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes were harvested and placed in 20-kilo boxes. Malbec on April 12, Cabernet Sauvignon on April 5 and Bonarda on April 13.
Color: Intense garnet with brilliant, bluish tones.
Nose: Plum and concentrated red fruit aromas. On a second layer, we discover notes of cacao, vanilla, and tobacco from the French oak barrels.
Palate: Firm and rounded tannins, mouth-filling with a long and lasting finale.
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.
Meat, pasta, stews, legumes, mature cheese.
Eighteen-month maturation in French oak barrels, 60% of which were first-use.
Aging Potential: more than 10 years.
Total acidity: 5.73 g/l
Reductive sugars: 1.8 g/l