La Linda · Smart Blend
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Tannat
A ruby red bright red, of intense, spicy, intense and rather ripe aromas. It is straightforward and voluptuous on the palate, with candied fruit and pleasant smoked aftertaste as a result of its ageing in barrels. It is characterized by its concentration and firm texture, with a warm and gentle finish. It is an expressive and balanced wine with a persistent finish.
|Vineyards||Produced with grapes grown in estate vineyards located in Maipú and Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza.|
|Altitude||800 meters average.|
|Age of the vineyards||30 years average.|
|Variety||Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Syrah 35% y Tannat 15%.|
|Winemakers||Pablo Cúneo / Vicente Garzia.|
|Ageing potential||8 years.|
|Recommended wine serving temperature||Drink young, at a temperature of between 15 and 18 °C.|
It pairs very well with handmade dishes such as potato pies and stuffed pasta with well-seasoned sauces.
Grapes are manually harvested. In the wine cellar, bunches are selected and destemmed. Fermentation process in stainless steel barrels at a controlled temperature of 28°C using selected yeasts. After the alcoholic fermentation, the Cabernet Sauvignon is aged for six months in second and third-usage French barrels. Once the ageing process concludes, the blend is made and bottled, gently filtering it.
Ageing in barrels
The Cabernet Sauvignon variety is aged in French barrels during six months.
Comments by the winemaker
La Linda wines are made seeking accuracy and clarity in the fruity expression of each variety, what is achieved through an early harvest and a well-cared-for winemaking process that strengthen the wines fresh aromas and juicy character.
Alcohol: 13,60° PH: 3,40 Total acidity: 5,25 g/l Residual sugar: 2,50 g/l