Vistalba Corte A 2013

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

66% Malbec
16% Bonarda
18% Cabernet Sauvignon

Elaboration

Grapes were harvested and placed in 20-kilo boxes. Malbec on April 12, Cabernet Sauvignon on April 5 and Bonarda on April 13.

Tasting notes

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.

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 2013

Storage

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

Aging Potential: more than 10 years.

Technical data

Alcohol: 15.1%
Total acidity: 5.73 g/l
Reductive sugars: 1.8 g/l
pH: 3.7

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