Zuccardi Q Uco Blend is sourced from select vineyard lots in Gualtallary, Tupungato (4590 ft) and Paraje Altamira, San Carlos (3609 ft), Uco Valley. The front label image illustrates the stone walls of the Zuccardi winery rising from the Uco Valley soils symbolizing how the Andes mountains emerged millions of years ago.
Selection of bunches and grains, filling tanks by gravity. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts with a gentle extraction by delestage and pigeage. Maceration on the pomace for 25 days. Malolactic fermentation and aging in oak barrels.
GRAPE COMPOSITION: 60% Malbec, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
APPELLATION: Paraje Altamira, San Carlos Uco Valley, Mendoza (3609 ft / 1100 meters) and Gualtallary, Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza (4590 ft / 1400 meters).
ALCOHOL: 14.3% | TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.0 g/l | RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2.0 g/l
SOIL PROFILE: Alluvial, with gravel covered with calcium carbonate at shallow depth, calcareous sands.
COLOR: Deep violet color.
AROMA: Intense red fruit and flower aromas. Spicy notes.
FLAVOR: Soft tannins, dark plums, blackberries and spicy notes. Long finish. It can be consumed now but will age beautifully for several years.
UPC# 0 89832 92193 6