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The Story

VINEYARD:Grapes always from a single and sole vineyard and parcel, “VIÑA 1924” Parcel 4. Ancient, more than 40 years of age, a traditional vineyard which corresponds to the origins of the viticulture in the area. 4,500 plants per hectare, furrow irrigation and ungrafted vines. The vineyard is managed to preserve tradition and resources. Very low yield per vine.

 

HARVEST TIME:   The harvest time was organoleptically determined, along with the analytical monitoring of the polyphenolic profile ripeness. The harvest is carried out by hand using shears and 18 kg boxes. Average temperature of grapes at harvest time and at the beginning of production: 12 ° C

 

VINIFICATION:   Vinification is performed at the foot of the vineyard, with state-of the art technology and under manual inspection and selection of grape clusters, destemming, manual inspection and selection of berries, filling into tanks through conveyor belts so as to ensure the berries arrive undamaged. Small stainless steel tanks, 100, 65, 40, 35 and 15 hL capacity and automatic temperature control.

 

FERMENTATION PROCESS:   Pellicular maceration at 8°C for 10 days, alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts for 14 days between 24° and 26° C with pump over methods and Pisage, post fermentative maceration for 8 days, natural malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.

 

 PRODUCTION AMOUNT:       2000 bottles per vintage

GRAPE VARIETY:  100% Cabernet Sauvignon

GRAPE ORIGIN:   100% Vistalba, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

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Intense and brilliant red color with rubi hues around the rim. Aromas of ripe fruits, along with delicate spicy notes. In mouth it shows complex, intense and concentrated flavors, with soft and elegant tannins. Sweet and delicate aroma which evolves and slowly reveals a great complexity and intensity as it develops in the glass with vanilla notes and chocolate notes.

It is aged in the most delicate French oak barrels for 15 months. It is an elegant, balanced and complex wine that shows extraordinary freshness and particular fruity expression typical of the grapes from this vineyard. It has an aging potential which makes it worthy of aging for at least 10 years. It is recommended to decant the wine before drinking. Best served at 15º-16 °C.

Dark purple red with garnet red hue. Opulent nose with gingerbread spices, ripe blackcurrants and blackcurrant jam. On the palate opulent and rich with excellent length.
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 Juan M. Gonzalez / Malbec de Angeles, Wine Maker (Argentina)  tasted  Gran Cabernet 2013  ( De Angeles )

Intense and brilliant red color with rubi hues around the rim. Aromas of ripe fruits, along with delicate spicy notes. In mouth it shows complex, intense and concentrated flavors, with soft and elegant tannins. Sweet and delicate aroma which evolves and slowly reveals a great complexity and intensity as it develops in the glass with vanilla notes and chocolate notes.

It is aged in the most delicate French oak barrels for 15 months. It is an elegant, balanced and complex wine that shows extraordinary freshness and particular fruity expression typical of the grapes from this vineyard. It has an aging potential which makes it worthy of aging for at least 10 years. It is recommended to decant the wine before drinking. Best served at 15º-16 °C.

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Gran Cabernet 2013  ( De Angeles )

"Dark purple red with garnet red hue. Opulent nose with gingerbread spices, ripe blackcurrants and blackcurrant jam. On the palate opulent and rich with excellent length. "

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