Alfa Crux Blend 2001
Name of the wine
B Crux
Vintage
2003
Varieties
60% Tempranillo; 20% Malbec, 10% Merlot, 10% Syrah

Vineyard description
 
Apellation
La Consulta-Pareditas-El Cepillo Mendoza
Harvest
Form the 5th to the 20th of April, selection of grapes at the winery
Altitude
3600 ft.

Winemaking characteristics
 
Fermentation
In stainless steel tanks
Maceration
5 days in between 6 and 8 C, then the maceration continues for 28 days
Barrel Aging
12 months in new barrels (80% french and 20% american)
Filtration
Unfiltered

Technical analysis
 
Alcohol
14,8%
Total Acidity
4,8 g/l
pH
3,7

Rewards and Mentions
 
 

91 points Wine Spectator
Five stars Decanter Magazine (maximum score)
Wine of the Month Tom Cannavan
16.5 points Jancis Robinson
Selected by Lan Airlines for Business Class


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