Vistalba Corte B 2016

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

77% Malbec

14% Bonarda

9% Cabernet Sauvignon

Elaboration

Grapes were picked into 20-kilo boxes.
Harvest Date: Malbec: March 28 and 30 / Cabernet Sauvignon: March 25 / Bonarda April 05

Tasting notes

Color: Deep garnet red.
Aroma: Ripe red and preserved plums, with hints of dried peaches.
Palate: with sweet tannins, a well-structured mid-palate and outstanding red fruit. Long, unctuous, persistent 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 2016

Storage

Aging potential: more than 10 years.

Technical data

ABV: 14 %
Total Acidity: 5.4 g/l
Reducing sugars: 2.4 g/l
pH: 3.7

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