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1.5L - GAUCHEZCO - Reserva Malbec - Mendoza, Argentina

GAUCHEZCO "RESERVA" - MALBEC - Mendoza, ARGENTINA

Color: Deep red laced with violet overlays.
Nose: Elegant and complex style where notes of plum, raspberry, violets and vanilla invade the nose.
Palate: The wine is balance and concentrated with well-rounded tannins which emphasize its personality. A long and smooth finish.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

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VINEYARD

50% Vista Flores, 50% Los Arboles, Uco Valley Region, Mendoza Province. Sandy-loam soil, drip irrigation.

Info: Gauchezco symbolizes the true essence of the traditional gaucho culture from Argentina. Located in Mendoza, Argentina; in Barrancas – Maipu, the winery is situated in the region is considered part of the "primera zona" or the "premier/first zone." Our vineyards root back until the 18th century. Founded in 1881, our average old vine age is 90 years old with some blocks that are 100 years old. In total we are a 130 hectares vineyard and fully modern operating winery.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

Gauchezco symbolizes the true essence of the traditional Gaucho culture from Argentina. Gauchezco Reserva is a premium range of exclusive varietals wines with precise maduration in oak barrels. It is the true expression of our vineyards located in the foothills of the Andes mountains. Highly sophisticated and versatile wines with your favorite dish.
The wine displays an intensive violet red shade with spicy aromas, menthol notes and layers of mature black fruits accompanied by notes of vanilla and chocolate from the oak ageing. Good length, smooth tannins and attractive fruit flavors intermingled with hints of vanilla and chocolate.
Enjoy it with red meats, lamb, spicy dishes and ripe cheeses.
Recommended serving temperature 60°- 64° F / 16°- 18° C.

Total Production:

1500

Winemakers:

Mauricio Vegetti Lui

Producer:

Gauchezco Vineyard & Winery

Variant:

1500 mL

Average Age of Vines:

22 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

1110 meters

Density:

4200/ha

Production:

10.000 kgr/ha

Sustainably Farmed:

No

Harvest Method:

By hand in bins

Sorting:

By hand

Fermentation and Maceration:

Bunch selection. Grapes were destemmed and crushed. Maceration
Before fermentation for 48 hrs. 15 days of alcoholic fermentation.

Malolactic Fermentation:

Natural malolactic fermentation in the barrels.

Aging:

Ageing process: 60% French and 40% American oak barrels for 10 months. Ageing In bottle for 6 months.

Alcohol:

14%

Vintage:

2017

Country:

ARGENTINA

Region:

Mendoza

Grape Varietal:

Malbec

SKU:

AR48M

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