Catalpa Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Technical data

Winery: Atamisque
Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2008
Winemaker:
- Caraguel, Philippe

Tasting notes

Sight: it exhibits a deep purplish-red color

Nose: it offers intense aromas of peppers, red fruit jam with subtle notes of chocolate

Mouth: it is perceived round in the mouth, of excellent structure, with firm and silky tannins


Vineyard

Region: Mendoza (Uco Valley)
Localidad: Vista Flores
Altitude: 1200 meters asl
Soil: loam and stony soils
Age: 50 years
Yield: 3.44 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: 25 days between 77ºF/82ºF
Malolactic fermentation: natural and complete
Winery aging: 16 months
Oak aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 4 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.7%
Total acidity: 5.50 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.35 g/l
Reducing sugar: 1.8 g/l
Extract: 30.5 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 30 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 100 mg/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Pairings: red meats and cheeses
Home aging: 8 years

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Caraguel, Philippe

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Caraguel, Philippe
Age: 49

Wine story

Catalpa is a tree coming from North America that grows in Finca Atamisque. It is 10 to 12 meters high and it has beautiful and perfumed white flowers. Its pod-shaped fruit, which is up to 50 centimeters long, and its bark have been highly regarded because of their traditional medicine qualities.

Export destinations

  • Europe Europe
  • Brazil Brazil
  • United States United States