This wine was born in a 23-year-old vineyard at 3,234 feet / 980 meters a.s.l. located in the small town of Altamira, Mendoza.
Tasting Notes: Very deep purple with brilliant violet notes. The nose expresses multiple aromatic layers of ripe red fruit, plums and prunes with nutty and woody notes. The mouth is intense and grows around sweet and round tannins.
Remarkable acidity, great complexity and elegant with a very long aging capacity.
Aging: 18 months aged in new French oak – barrels followed by a minimum of 14 months in bottle prior to release. Wine Maker: Gabriela Celeste – Eno Rolland enologist. Fermenting temperature: Between 25 a 30°C . 12 days alcoholic fermentation. Maceration: 28 days.
(90 +) Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Nov/Dec 05 Gold Medal: Concours Mondial de Bruxelles - Catad'Or Argentina 2006 Silver Medal: Wines of Pacific Rim 2007 – Mandarin Hotel – Hong Kong Silver Medal: UK - Argentina Wines Awards - 2007
Vintage 2004: 9.724 bottles
Ageing in barrel:18 months in French and American oak barrels