Casa de Uco Vineyard Selection is inspired by the Uco Valley’s exceptional natural resources, where we honor the birthplace of Argentina’s most acclaimed wines. A complex wine, born in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, in millenary soils, ideal for growing high-quality grapes. Blend of rocky soils that define what we consider to be the most authentic expression of our terroir.
VARIETY: 100% Malbec.
REGION: IG Los Chacayes, Tunuyán, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina.
ALTITUDE: 1,280 m.a.s.l.
SOIL: Sandy loam with rocks with calcareous deposits.
YIELD: 8,000 kgs/ha.
HARVEST: End of March – Manually, in 18kg crates.
FERMENTATION: Destemmed grape. Cold Maceration for 7 days. Fermentation in concrete pools. Light pump-overs and punchdowns.
AGING: 50% is aged in concrete pools or eggs, 25% in 2.500 liter Italian barrels for 12 months and 25% in 500 liter barrels for 6 months.
BOTTLING: February 2021.
PRODUCTION: 6,000 bottles.
WINEMAKER: Gustavo Bauzá.
WINE CONSULTANT: Alberto Antonini (Toscana, Italia).
|| ALCOHOL: 14.8 % vol.
|| TOTAL ACIDITY: 6 g/l..
|| PH: 3.8.
|| RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2.7 g/lt.
|| TASTING NOTE:
Sight, intense bright red color with violet flashes. Nose, aromas with an important presence of fruit, where fresh plum stands out, black fruits with floral notes and complexity provided by the wood. Mouth, wine with a fresh entry due to its acidity, round and with a long and sweet finish.