“ALTALUVIA IS THE FAITHFUL EXPRESSION OF THE BEST OF THE UCO VALLEY, HIGH ALTITUDE AND GUALTALLARY.IT ’S GRAPE IS DIFFERENT SINCE IT ’S LOCATION IS UNIQUE. IT ’S AT A HEIGHT THAT MAKES EVERYTHINGCLEARER AND FRESHER.” WHEN WE SEE THINGS FROM ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW, IT ENRICHES US. ALTALUVIA LIKE IT ’S WINES, IS MAGNIFICENT, FROM THE DEPTHS OF IT ’S SOILS, TO THE TOP OF IT ’S VINEYARDS”
It is the queen of Altaluvia. With a wide mouth achieved by ageing in second use French oak barrels for 7 months and another 7 months in concrete eggs to highlight it’s texture in the mouth.
The vineyard is located in Gualtallary, a district of Tupungato, in the Uco Valley, located in the west of the province of Mendoza, and boasts the highest vineyards in Mendoza. From Gualtallary comes true excellence thanks to the composition of soils, the climate and altitude, which make this region exceptional. e Soil is composed of medium alluvial stone, covered with calcium carbonate patina and interspersed with sand and limestone. Cool days and cold night.
The grapes are hand-picked during the first week of March. ey are first destemmed and pressed, and then fermented in use French oak barrels. It is aged in second use in French oak barrels for 7 months and another 7 months in concrete eggs.