Such a special soil deserved an equally unique wine, made using the old-style Field Wine method, which focuses on exploiting all the special features of the soil by means of techniques rooted in the most traditional basics of winemaking. The grapes are selected, regardless their variety, with a view to capturing the nature of the few vineyards growing on the unusual terroir above 2,400 meters (7,800 feet) high. The mythical savoir-faire with which the wines are made, together with the peculiarities of the grapes growing at such extreme heights, turn Chañar Punco into the gem of our terroirs.

Vintage

Malbec - Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

Composition

Chañar Punco

Altitude

2.000 m.a.s.l

Kept in select French oak barrels for

18 months

Stowage

12 months

Ageing potential

20 years

Sight

Deep black with purple rims and red glimmers.

Aroma

A concentrated aromatic profile characterized by notes of ripe fruit, oak, raisins, plums and spices.

Taste

Mineral and mature tannins. A concentrated wine with a powerful attack,
fruity and at the same strong, with a taste of oak and chocolate.

Awards

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • Vintage
  • Score
  • Critic reviews / Competitions

2017

94

James Suckling

2017

92

Tim Atkin

2016

97

James Suckling

2016

95

Descorchados

2016

93

Tim Atkin

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