Alpamanta means "Love to Earth" or "terroir" in the native Quechuan language. A tenet of the region’s ancient Indigenous culture that has promoted a way of working that requires co-existing in harmony with nature and the environment. Taking care of the Earth. "This fresh, fruit-driven wine from our selected single-vineyard grapes coexist in harmony with our local fauna and flora, expressing a wide spectrum of spices and herbal flavors as a result of our unique farming practices. The wine expresses aromas of black fruits, pepper and herbaceous notes. On the palate, it is rounded with firm tannin and a gentle finish." - Winemaker’s Notes
- Varietal:89% Malbec, 10% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc
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- How much so2 added:25
- Climate:Mendoza provides perfect circumstances for the development of organic wines because it is a desert with about 330 days of sun and an annual rainfall of 220ml. Drip irrigation is used to water plants, thereby conserving water and reducing waste. Summers are warm, but temperatures can drop dramatically at night. This causes a thermal amplitude of roughly 20°C.
- Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
- Soil:clay soils
- Vineyard Size:35ha
- Vine Age (year planted):2006
- Fermentation:Fermentation and carbonic maceration with native yeast in small concrete vats. Bottling without fining, without stabilization and without filtering.
- Elevage:950 m.a.s.l.
- Winemaker Name:Victoria Brond
- Finning & Filtration:None
- Producer Website:https://alpamanta.com/en/
- Total Production:7,500 bottles