EL CEPILLO; UCO VALEY; MENDOZA
Assemblage 60 % Syrah and 40 % Malbec, crafted with grapes from Las Mulas Vineyard at 3,450 feet / 1.040 meters a.s.l. located at the foothill of the Andes in El Cepillo, Uco Valley; Mendoza Soil: Free draining soil composed with alluvial sediments with predominance of clay and rock base with a stony, sandy surface. These characteristics are excellent for quality viticulture, as they stress the vines, leading to decreased vigor and lower yields.
Climate: Very Dry and Continental with thermal temperature amplitude from 20 to 30 degrees fahrenheit. These will give slow and long ripening periods achievening rich and concentrated ﬂavors, balanced sugars and acidity with phenolic ripeness.
The wine coats the mouth with lovely mature berries and lushy ﬁg marmalade wrapped in exotic spice and vanilla notes.
Variety: Co-Fermentation 60 % Syrah and 40 % Malbec
Harvest: 3.600 bottles.
Yield: 5 tons per hectare.
Aging: 18 months in new to second use French oak barrels.
Alc. 14.5 % by Vol. 750 ml
Hand Harvest: Minimal Intervention Viticulture.