Finca La Pinta Vineyard, Los Campamentos, Rivadavia, Mendoza, Argentina
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
– Soil Type: Vines are planted at 620 meters above sea level. The soils at the base of the Andes tend to be young and alluvial with a high proportion of sand and loam and are low in organic material. The sandy loam is underlain with river rocks offering good drainage.
– Special Vintage Info:
Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled: By hand, in cases of 15 kg during the month of February
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Bunches sorted with conveyor belt and destemmed. Pellicular maceration in wine press for 20 days, followed by a cold decantation during 24 hours. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature of between 16 o C and 18 o C. No malolactic fermentation.
– Fermentation Management:
– Reasons for this choice:
– Ageing – barrels / size / time: Aged in stainless steel vats.
Bright yellow with green hues. The aroma of tropical fruits with subtle citrus notes expresses its youth and complexity. On the palate it is intense and persistent, with a long fresh sensation, characteristic of its balanced acidity.