Altar Uco Red | Altar Uco

Each parcel of fruit for this blend is vinified separately, and time spent resting in cement amphora gives it a wonderful harmony. Combining new and old winemaking techniques, in Juampi’s words it is “a wine that shows life and history.”

Region:

Uco Valley

Appellation:

Gualtallary

Variety / Blend:

50% Malbec: 30% Cabernet Franc: 20% Merlot:

Climate:

Continental

Soils:

Stony and calcareous alluvial

Farming:

Sustainable

Altitude:

1,350 metres

Fermentation:

New 500 litre oak barrels

Ageing:

12 months in 500L barrel, 12 months in 3000L amphora, then 12 months in bottle

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