One of the best sparkling wines in Argentina and the great project of Sebastián Zuccardi after having worked in Champagne. Produced through the traditional method with 100% Chardonnay grapes from high altitude vineyards in Tupungato, Valle de Uco, Mendoza.
Base Wine: Direct press separating just the first juice (Cuvée). Lees taken by cold at 59º-63ºF. Sparkling Wine: Champenoise method. Second fermentation in bottle. 30 months on yeast.
VARIETAL: 100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Tupungato, Valle de Uco, Mendoza
ALTITUDE: 3,608 ft / 1,100 meters above sea level
SOIL TYPE: Sandy-silt and clay-lime
ALCOHOL: 12.9% | TOTAL ACIDITY 7.60 g/l | RESIDUAL SUGAR 6.20 g/l
COLOR: Yellow color with greenish nuances. Fine and continual bubbles stream.
AROMA: First, the bouquet reveals intense honey, well combined with white fruits, typical of Chardonnay variety from Tupungato, such us pear and quince. Toasted bread and honey hints evidence the long contact with lees. Notes of orange peel and cherries in syrup as well.
FLAVOR: The great volume agrees the aroma sensation. Touch of honey highlight again well combined with cereal notes. Well balanced, greasy and long and fresh finish. Fine and elegant bubbles give the creamy felling on palate.
UPC: 0 89832 84955 1