GRAN CORTE VIÑA 1924 De Angeles

$58.16 USD

2012 Vintage: 97 Pts by TIM ATKIN UK . Best Rated Blend of 2015 Report.

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“VIÑA 1924 TERROIR in its full expression, preserved in the bottle”


GRAPE VARIETY: 70% Malbec, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

GRAPE ORIGIN: 100% Vistalba, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

VINEY ARD: Grapes always from the same vineyard and parcels, "VIÑA 1924" Parcel 3 and 4. Ancient vineyard planted in 1924, a traditional vineyard which corresponds to the origins of the viticulture in the area.

Furrow irrigation and ungrafted vines. The vineyard is managed to preserve tradition and resources. Very low yield per vine and high vines density.

HARVEST TIME: Between April 10th and April 17th, 2012. The harvest time was organoleptically determined, along with the analytical monitoring of the polyphenolic profile ripeness. The harvest is carried out by hand using shears and 18 kg boxes. Average temperature of grapes at harvest time and at the beginning of production: 12 ° C VINIFICATION: Vinification is performed at the foot of the vineyard, with state-of the art technology and under manual inspection and selection of grape clusters, destemming, manual inspection and selection of berries, filling into tanks through conveyor belts so as to ensure the berries arrive undamaged. Small stainless steel tanks, 100, 65, 40, 35 and 15 hL capacity and automatic temperature control.

FERMENTATION PROCESS: Pellicular maceration at 8°C for 10 days, alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts for 14 days between 24° and 26° C with pump over methods and Pisage, post fermentative maceration for 8 days, natural malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.

PRODUCTION AMOUNT: 1,952 bottles, bottled on November 21, 2013

ANALYTICAL INFORMATION: Alcoholic volume: 15.1 % vol. at 20 ° C --- Sugar content: 1.80 g/L --- pH: 3.8

Total acidity: 5.78 g/L expressed as tartaric acid --- Volatile acidity: 0.56 g/L expressed as acetic acid.

TASTING NOTES: Intense and brilliant red color with rubi hues around the rim. Aromas of ripe red and black fruits, along with delicate spicy notes. In mouth it shows complex, intense and concentrated flavors, with intense and elegant tannins. Sweet and delicate, evolves and slowly reveals a great complexity and intensity as it develops in the glass with vanilla, chocolate, fruits and spicy notes. It is aged in the most delicate French oak barrels for 15 months. It is an elegant, balanced and complex wine that shows extraordinary freshness and particular fruity expression typical of the grapes from this vineyard. It has an aging potential which makes it worthy of aging for at least 15 years. It is recommended to decant the wine before drinking. Best served at 15o-16 °C.

Oenologist: Juan Manuel González --- Vineyard foreman: Alberto Comarín --- Consulting advice: Eno Rolland


2012 Vintage: 97 Pts by TIM ATKIN UK . Best Rated Blend of 2015 Report.


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