Malbec, Mendoza, Cantinian Vineyards (18lb)
Arriving: End of April
Location: Mendoza, Argentina – specifically the Perdriel area in Lujan de Cayo countyGrapes Being Sourced: Malbec, their Malbec makes up 46% of their farmed vineyards.Grower Information: The first Cantinian vineyard was planted in 1923. As of 2012, the wine grapes grown in the Cantinian vineyards were certified organic by Argencert (in conjunction with the USDA Organic Certification) and accredited by Global Program IFOAM. The vineyards are situation on elevated terrain with views of the Andes MountainsGeeky Facts: Their 2009 Malbec received 90 points in the Wine Advocate and a Silver Medal in the San Francisco International Wine Festival
WINE STYLE: Rich plum, cassis and red currant fruits with spice & black peppernotes. Full bodies wine with soft & mellow tannins.
On Dec 1816, the governor of Mendoza, Don Toribio Luzuriaga built & donated two large properties to Don Jose of San Martin and his Daughter Doña Tomasa in recognition of the meritorious service to Argentina
WINE STYLE: Rich plum, cassis and red currant fruits with spice & black pepper notes. Full bodies wine with soft & mellow tannins.
Musto works together with Terra Andina vineyards to bring to the United States some of the finest Argentinean wine grapes including the wildly popular varietal Malbec. These grapes are available for preorder typically in February and March of each year with arrival in early May. Please note, some varietals may not be available for order due to the nature of timing, as it relates to harvest. For more information, please contact us. Thank you.
Vineyard Details “Finca Chayo”33° 6'51.05"S; 68°32'47.66"W
From its privileged vantage in “Los Barriales” at an altitude of 624 m, This vineyard land is part of the famous "Chacra the Barriales" General of the Army f the Andes, Don José de San Martín. These lands were elected by the General in 1816, and decided where to spend the rest of his life after the liberator .. contemplating vineyards and fruit against the backdrop of the Andes .. These lands were purchased and planted by our grandfather in 1943. To irrigate the ancient method of canals and ditches that flood the field with water from the river is used Tunuyan. The maturity of the plants produce a reduced yield per hectare.
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Vineyard Details “Finca San Gabriel”33°18'3.86"S; 68°17'13.41"W
Lands located outside the river Tunuyan, chosen by the native people Huarpe, to live and produce their food, being an oasis and have the most productive land in the region. Our farm acquired and planted by Don Gabriel Lizana, medical profession and grapes maker of heart in 1969 .. The soil is loamy with some sandy loam horizons. To irrigate the ancient method of canals and ditches that flood the field with water from the river is used Tunuyan.
Grape Varieties: Malbec
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon
Grape Varieties: Merlot
Grape Varieties: Bonarda
Grape Varieties: Syrah