ALMA GEMELA MALBEC
ONOFRI WINES little by little has become a pioneer wine project in Mendoza combining the use of traditional grapes from classic areas of Mendoza such as the Lavalle desert, and also innovating in styles and use of little-known grapes in renowned Premium areas like Los Chacayes in Valle de Uco. Renowned winemakers have accompanied them along the way such as Marcelo Onofri, Pablo Martorell, Giuseppe Franceschini and Gonzalo Tamagnini. Adan Giangiulio, for his part, is responsible for everything that happens in the vineyard, a hard work that he carries out with great passion and dedication. Mariana with her experience guides the helm defining the style of her wines, defining image and market strategy.
ONOFRI WINES has two lines of wines: ZENITH NADIR and ALMA GEMELA. The wine portfolio aims to show diversity, character and quality in each wine almost as if it were a selection for a wine list in a great restaurant, from naked, woodless, fresh and fruity wines to complex cut wines with great potential. guard.
COMPOSITION: 100% Malbec
DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN / VINEYARD: I.G. LOS CHACAYES: Los Chacayes is a wine-growing area located 80 km south of Mendoza, an area above the town of Vista Flores, Tunuyán department in the Uco Valley.
Climate: Its climate is temperate, with harsh winters and warm summers with cool nights. Due to the height of the region, the temperature range between day and night is very marked, reaching 20 ° C.
Summer rainfall: 250 / 350mm.
Height: Between 1,100 and 1,200 meters high.
Soil: This region is crossed by some dry streams that descend from the mountain range, drawing its soils composed of alluvial gravels. They are stony, the pebbles appear mixed with coarse sand and some silt, being of little fertility. Due to their physical and mechanical composition, they are very permeable soils, without drainage or salinity problems.
Conduction: 10-year trellis planted with American foot with drip irrigation. The heterogeneity and poverty of the soil, as well as the height, the relatively southern location and the scarcity of rainfall, all these factors apply a slight stress on the vine to which it responds by concentrating all its reserves in black berries, rich in polyphenols, acidity and sugar.
ACIDITY: 5.8 GR / LT RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1.8G / LT
HARVEST: Manual harvest in boxes - April 2018
FERMENTATION: Alcoholic fermentation in a stainless steel tank. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. AGING: 20 months in new 500-liter French barrels and second-use barrels.
BOTTLING: January 2020 PRODUCTION: 2.300 bottles
CONSULTING ENOLOGIST: Pablo Martorell
Dark violet in color with attractive aromas of red and black fruits accompanying spicy notes and something floral. On the palate it presents a very good body with an elegant and smooth tannin palate, integrated acidity and a memorable finish.
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