Vistalba Corte A 2016
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 placed in 20-kilo boxes. Malbec: late March / Cabernet Sauvignon: April 6 and 7 / Bonarda: April 15
Color: Deep red garnet.
Aroma: Very complex aromas, where ripe red plums and dried peaches stand out, followed by spicy notes, such as nutmeg and pepper, with hints of vanilla and cocoa conferred by its aging in oak.
Palate: Plenty of structure and volume, where its outstanding red fruit leads to a pleasant, persistent finish.
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, 40% of which were first-use.
Aging potential: 10 years and above
Alcohol content: 14.1 %.
Total acidity: 6 g/l.
Reducing sugars: 2.4 g/l.