Vistalba Corte A 2015

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

70% Malbec
16% Cabernet Sauvignon
14% Bonarda

Elaboration

Grapes were picked into 20-kilo boxes. Malbec: March 30; Cabernet Sauvignon: March 31; Bonarda: April 1

Tasting notes

Color: Deep purplish red
Aroma: Ripe red and preserved plums, with subtle hints of cedar and hazelnut.
Flavor: Sweet on the attack with a sweet and structured mid-palate that results in a chalky texture, and a long, unctuous, protracted finish with a hint of dried fruits.

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 2015

Storage

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

Potencial de Guarda: Superior a 10 años.

Technical data

ABV: 14.8 %
Total acidity: 5.55 g/l
Reducing sugars: 1.5 g/l
pH: 3.6

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