Sight: Intense and opaque Bishop’s purple red.
Nose: Ripe red fruits, raisins, blackberries, spices, smoke and fresh tobacco.
Mouth: Well-balanced palate, of intense and firm tannins. Complex finish due to its ageing in French oak.
Vat: Stainless steel tanks with individual temperature control system of high accuracy.
Alcoholic fermentation: From 15 to 20 days with cultured yeasts. Temperature: 77ºF.
Malolactic fermentation: Natural and complete, from 20 to 30 days.
Maceration: Cold maceration previous to fermentation for 4 days; post- fermentative maceration for 14 days. Temperature: 46/50ºF. Duration: 48/72 hs.
Winery aging: 12 months
Oak aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 12 months
Total acidity: 6 g/l
Reducing sugar: 3.1 g/l
Service temperature: 63°F
Home aging: 10 years
A burning desire for freedom channelled towards an achievement. This is how we, the artificers of this wine, feel. From its genesis to its fulfillment, the spirit of its makers bares the conviction of being capable of accomplishing what we wish with determination.
This is how the heroes at Suipacha fathomed it. This is how we present it to you. Bursting with grit and strength of character.
The world shall praise this attainment, as history honoured those brave men.