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Estrella de los Andes

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Lucas Moran, winemaker with double gold medal

Mendoza hosted the 11th edition of VINUS 2014, International wine and spirit contest, in last August.
In this competition, Estrella de los Andes winery had an excellent performance, with its wine Estrella Negra 2013, made by the winery’s winemaker, Lucas Moran. This wine awarded a Double Gold Medal and was distinguished as “the Great Winner” in [...]


The new item of “Estrella de Los Andes”

The winery launched its Estrella Negra Selección Blend, a limited edition of 3,000 bottles. The blend is made up of 90% Malbec and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
It is a wine aged in French and American oak barrels. Its winemaker Lucas Morán explains: “The idea is to reach all palates, as its aromas and flavors typical of [...]


Wines

Sie7e Pasos Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Sight: Attractive deep purple color with terra-cotta tinges
Nose: On the nose it is elegant, full of concentrated fruit aromas where raspberries, currants and blackberries stand out. Gentle hints of vanilla and chocolate derived from its oak aging can be percieved
Mouth: The palate showsa round body and a long finish that ends with ripe tannins and flavors of black fruits

Sie7e Pasos Malbec

Grape variety: Malbec 100%
Sight: Intense red ruby color
Nose: On the nose is elegant, velvety, soft but intense, showing characteristic signs of plums, cherries and pepper
Mouth: Marked bouquet with notes of cherry, berry and tobacco. It is full-bodied and austere on the palate with balanced acidity and soft tannins, its oak aging gives soft flavors of chocolate and vanilla and a unique finish

Sie7e Pasos Torrontés

Grape variety: Torrontés 100%
Sight: Bright yellow color with golden hues
Nose: Roses, white soft peaches and exquisite aromas of fruit salad with a touch of Muscat can be perceived
Mouth: The palate has a nice entry with hints of orange peel, peaches, honey and chamomile. Its oak aging incorporates some touches of vanilla, delivering a harmonious and balanced finish, citrus notes evoke a delicate acidity, providing a subtle complexity

About us

Estrella de los Andes is located in Perdriel (Luján de Cuyo) at 945 meters asl, 32º56’ south latitude and 68º 49’ west longitude. Perdriel is known as the ‘land of Malbec’, it has a semi-desert climate and an average annual temperature of 61º F. In the summer there is a wide fluctuation between day-and-night-time temperatures, which is necessary for the vines to rest from the hot sun. This way we obtain full-bodied wines with marked alcohol levels and fruit flavors that catch and seduce with their soft and silky personality.

The proximity to the mountains allows us to use water from the Andes, which is clear, pure and rich in minerals, for irrigation.

In the winery’s surroundings, there are olive trees -two of the most representative varieties of the area, Frantoio and Arauco- that create a unique landscape.

The structure of Estrella de los Andes winery fits perfectly into the traditional landscape of Luján de Cuyo. It is characterized by the contrast between its old structure and the modern machinery (imported from Italy) for processing and bottling wine.