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Producer: Andeluna CellarsGrape Varieties: 100% Cabernet SauvignonOptimum Drinking: Within 8 yearsWine Style: Structured full bodied intense redAlcohol by Volume: 14%Closure: ScrewcapCountry: Argentina
A structured, full bodied wine, with rounded tannins which result in a persistent finish.
Andeluna was founded in 2003 by the late Ward Lay whose family had interests in many industries and companies including Frito-Lay and Pepsico. The winery and vineyards cover 70 hectares in the beautiful Uco Valley near Tupungato, one of the best sub-regions of Mendoza. By night you can often see the moonilluminating the magnificent Andes Mountains nearby and the winery has been named after this stunning scene. At an altitude of 1,300 metres these vineyards produce some of the best fruit in Argentina. Their new winemaker, Manuel Gonzalez (previously Head Winemaker at Pulenta Estate and Chief Enologist at Trivento) works alongside Andeluna's wine consultant Michel Rolland, making outstanding wines which have propelled this producer into the world spotlight in a very short space of time. Their Pasionado range is only made in exceptional vintages and rivals some of the great wines of the world.
Alluvial, sandy soils
Grapes are selected by hand before vinifcation. Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperatures. Fermentation by means of selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks at temperatures maintained at around 26°C . The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, followed by 8 months in bottle before release.
Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
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