91 Points, James Suckling
Vineyard location: La Consulta, Uco Valley
Climate: Cool, sunny days and cold mountain nights.
Soil: Poor sandy soilds with round, calcareous rocks.
Trellising: Double Guyot
Manually harvested, yield approx 3.5 Tons/acre. 3 days of cold maceration in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is carried out by indienous yeasts for approximately 7 days.
30% of the wine is aged in used Frech oak for 6 months.
Fresh dark black berries and a hint of iodine, soy and sesame seed. Medium bodied with soft round tannins and an elegant smooth finish.
Burgers, grilled lamb squeezers and slow cooked back ribs.