Andeluna "Altitud" Cabernet Sauvignon Argentina
About Andeluna: The state-of-the-art winery is equipped with the most advanced technology imported from France and Italy. It has capacity to produce 1,300,00 bottles per year as well as 1,200 barrels and a maximum storage capacity for 720,000 bottles.
Andeluna Altitud are wines that reach supreme levels of concentration, structure, and aroma complexity. Their palate persistence of delicate notes are derived from the prolific 12-months ageing in French barrels. The grapes used to produce these wines come from our vineyards, located 1300 meters above sea level.
Vineyards Locations The grapes used come from our vineyard situated in Tupungato, Mendoza at over 1300 m.a.s.l. This region is characterised by it's wide temperature ranges allowing for the production of grapes with very intense colours and flavours. Ideal to elaborate naturally concentrated wines which are suitable for ageing.
Vinification Berries are selected by hand before vinification. Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperatures. Fermentation by means of selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks at temperatures maintained at around 26°C (78°F). Pumping over is carried out three times a day as well as one or two delestages.
Ageing Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, followed by at least 8 months in bottle before release.
Tasting Notes Red colour with ruby hues. Intense pepper, cassis and cherry aromas. Aromas with tobacco, chocolate and smoke notes. Fruit flavours and ripe tannins allow this wine to have a long finish. Serve at 16°C. (60°F). Suitable for long-term storage.
Wine Enthusiast 90 points
Decanter Bronze Medal
Wine Spectator 89 points
Robert Parker 90 points
- Vendor: Direct Wine Cellars - Buy Wine Direct from the Importer
- Type: Wine