Grapes: 36% Malbec – 31% Cabernet Sauvignon – 23% Merlot – 10% Cabernet Franc
Vineyard: Bodega del Fin del Mundo in Patagonia, Argentina is surrounded by a barren desert. 870 hectares of extremely healthy vineyards in the Patagonian desert on soils of sand and stone and rocks. The vineyards were planted from 1999. Through pressure irrigation with water from the Neuquén river, a river consisting of melt water from the Andes mountains, the poor soils are fed. A temperature difference of more than 20 ° C between day and night; modern technology, use of the spectacular Patagonian terroir, everything is there to satisfy the drive for quality. The harvest takes place in the months of February to April. Intense sun rays on the almost clear sky ensure a perfect ripening of the grapes. Low humidity and scarce rainfall keep the vineyard exceptionally healthy. Grapes with a very good balance that give color, acidity, aromas and structure to the wines. Wines with a personality and consistent style.
Vinification: Modern vinification in temperature controlled stainless steel cuves. The wine is aged for 12 months in 70% French and 30% American oak barrels.
Tasting notes: This Gran Reserva Cuvée is only made in exceptionally good harvest years. The best grapes are used for this. Deep ruby color. Aromas of chocolate, ripe cherries, and tobacco with a beautiful fused wood touch. Soft tannin with a juicy taste of imposed cherries. Good length covered by well-integrated alcohol. To drink within 8 years after the harvest.
Food pairing: Superb with red meat, (plum) game, refined stew and the better bbq.
Packaging: Europallets 100 X 6 X 75cl