Marcelo Pelleriti Grand Cuvee Blend 2011 Mendoza Argentina Red - 750 ml

Regular price $65.00

Grapes: 80% Malbec y 20% Cabernet Franc.
​La Consuta, Valle de Uco, Mendoza.

93 Points James Suckling

94 Points Wine Advocate  

1000 masl (3,200 ft)

Soil: Alluvial, loam soils with calcareous deposits.

Harvest: Hand-picking using small 12 kg plastic boxes.

Selection: Double moving belt system and vibrating sorting table.

Method: Micro-winemaking method in 225 liters French oak barrels. 10-15 -day, 8°C cold maceration. Barrels rotation and hand pigeage.

Aging: 24 months in French oak barrels, 30-month bottle storage.
Serve between 14o-16° C (57-61°F)

Winemaker: Marcelo Pelleriti 

Tasting Notes: Bright, purplish ruby red in color. Excellent complexity on the nose, with notes of berries and dark fruit, such as plums, floral notes of violet, and subtle, spicy aromas. Great concentration on the palate, with round, firm tannins. A wine with great potential, elegant and complex.