Alfredo Roca Parcelas Originales Tinto 2017

Red

Argentina

Mendoza

Description

The Roca family has been producing wine in Mendoza for 4 generations, and currently farms nearly 260 acres in San Rafael, the southernmost province of Mendoza. At altitudes of 2,300 to 2,600 feet above sea level, Roca’s vineyards produce distinct, cool-climate wines of singular quality.

Tasting Notes: Elegant, vibrant, and full‐bodied, with intense colors and fruitforward aromas with focus on black fruit and fresh acidity.

Serve With: Excellent with asado!

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

San Rafael

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871016179

Case Code

20097871016173

Vineyards

280+ acres planted to Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Bonarda, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tocai and Chenin Blanc, with small acreage of Torrontes and Tempranillo. Vineyards (Finca La Perseverancia, Finca Los Amigos, Finca Santa Herminia) are planted at 2,600+ feet above sea level.

Composition

Field blend of 47.5% Malbec, 47.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Syrah, and 2.5% Bonarda.

Viticulture

Fruit was sourced from a 6.9 acre parcel of the La Perseverancia (nearly 2,500 ft above sea‐level, sandy, loam soils) vineyard. Average age of vines is 66 years. Sustainable agricultural practices.

Winemaking

Vinified in temperature controlled concrete tanks using native yeasts. Two days of cold soak. 28 days maceration. Two pumpovers per day.

Alcohol

13.6%

Vegan

Farming Practices

 

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