Vistalba Corte B 2012

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Description

Made with grapes from 50 hectares of the Vistalba land, these wines are a complete universe for the palate. Blends from red grapes identified as Corte A, B and C, 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

Silt loam, medium-low fertility. Low percentage of organic material. Good drainage and low salinity.

Varietal composition

66% Malbec

14% Bonarda

20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Elaboration

Grapes were placed in 20-kilo boxes.

Malbec April 18, Cabernet Sauvignon on March 21 and Bonarda April 20.

Tasting notes

Color: Intense red with violet hues.
Nose: A combination of red fruits, spices, vanilla and
preserves.
Palate: Good body and velvety tannins. Lively and vibrant in
the mouth, with a persistent and very elegant finish.

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

Stews, meat, hard cheese, grilled meat, casseroles, pasta, pizza, spicy dishes and desserts.  

Vintage

Year 2012

Storage

Twelve-month maturation in French oak barrels, 40% of which
were first-use.

Technical data

Alcohol Content: 14.5 %
Total Acidity: 5.61 g/l
Reductive Sugars: 2.62 g/l
PH: 3.7

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