2012 Cuvelier de Los Andes Grand Vin Mendoza

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Country: Argentina

Province: Mendoza

Region: Valle de Uco, Vista Flores, Tunuyán

Vineyards 

Total area: 65 hectare

Area in production: 55 hectare

Altitude: 1,000 meters above sea level

Plantation density: 5,500 plants per hectare

Performance: 5,000 to 6,000 kg. per hectare

Harvest: Manual in 12 kg boxes

Varietal Composition:

70% Malbec; 10% Merlot; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 5% Syrah; 5% Petit Verdot 

Vintage: 2012

Alcohol: 15.5%

Acidity: 5.7 g/l

Residual Sugar: 1.8 g/l

PH: 3.92

Dry Extract: 3.4 g/l

Production: 27,400 bottles

Wine Making: After hand selected grapes are filtered twice, vats are filled by gravity and the maceration process begins. This process consists of three stages: cold maceration (7 days at 8ºC); ferment maceration (7 to 10 days at 28ºC); and post ferment maceration until reaching the 30 or 40 days that is required to complete the total process.

Malolactic Fermentation: 100% in oak barrels

Ageing: 100% in french oak barrels during 18 months

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Quantity in Stock: 6

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