Name of the wine

Alfa Crux

Vintage

2003

Varieties

50% Tempranillo, 40% Malbec,10% Merlot


Vineyard description
 
Apellation

El Cepillo, Pareditas, La Consulta, Chilecito, Mendoza - Argentina

Harvest

Begins and ends during April. Double hand selection at the winery for bunches and grapes.

Altitude

1100 mts. / 3600 ft.


Winemaking characteristics
 

Fermentation

In stainless steel tanks.

Maceration

28 days of skin contact

Barrel ageing

17 months in oak new barrels (80% French and 20% American)

Filtration

Unfiltered


Technical analysis
 
Alcohol

14,5 %

Total Acidity

5,10 g/l

pH

3,70


Rewards and Mentions
 
 

91 points Wine Spectator
Selected for Wine Spectator Grand Tour  2008 (200 of the best wineries in the world)
17 points Jancis Robinson
90 points Stephen Tanzer


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