La Mascota vineyard is located in Mendoza’s first viticultural region, Cruz de Piedra, Maipu, one of the country’s finest areas for grapegrowing. It’s influenced by cool breezes coming from both the Andes mountains and
The grapes for this wine come from a selection of vines planted on clay soils, settled on boulders, located in the Uco Valley at 1050 metres above sea level. the river, which allows a vast temperature range across day and night. They are beautifully intense, refined and moreish.
The harvest is carried out by hand using bunch selection before destemming and crushing at the winery. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks using wild yeasts for a minimum of 25 days at 25-27ºC. Natural malolactic fermentation also takes place followed by ageing in French oak barrels for 18 months. The wine is then filtered & bottled.
A deeply rich and robust wine with a lively and refreshing acidity and a charming bouquet of plums, violet and spices.