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Sight: Deep red purplish color with strong legs.
Nose: In the nose, it displays red and black fruits aromas, typical of the varietal, and floral aromas such as violets and roses, together with vanilla, tobacco, coffee and toast notes granted by its aging in French oak.
Mouth: In the mouth, it is a complex and well-balanced wine with plum and black cherry flavors as well as sweet tannins.
Vat: Stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: Selected yeasts, fermentation temperature at 79ºF
Maceration: During 9 days with a 14-day barreling
Winery aging: 14 months
Oak aging: 14 months
Bottle aging: 12 months
Total acidity: 4.91 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.62 g/l
Reducing sugar: -1.8 g/l
Extract: 27.14 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 20 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 82 mg/l
Service temperature: 63°F
Pairings: Meat, pasta and sea food
Home aging: 10 years
Name: Casazza, Marcelo Alejandro
Education: Agronomist and Winemaker - Universidad Nacional de Cuyo
Studies abroad: External consultant for wineries in Spain (Blanco de Haro, Granadas Coronadas, Julio Crespo and Pago de las Viñas) and Hungary (Sauska). Winemaking services at Moet & Chandon in Champagne, France. Harvests in Chateau Clos Le Eglise and Chateau Haut Bergey in Bordeaux, France. Awards / Scholarships:
Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) (2011) 92