Makká Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
LOCATION OF THE VINEYARD: Cuadro Benegas, San Rafael, Mendoza. Finca Victoria.
SOIL AND CLIMATE CHARACTERISTICS: Deep soils, from francs to loam. Balanced in mineral nutrients (nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus). Precipitation between 200-300 mm per year (mainly in spring and summer). Cold and dry winters. Hot days and cool nights, which gives a very good thermal amplitude, which translates into the quality of the wines.
HARVEST DATE: 2nd week of April 2013.
VINEYARDS: Driving System, High Back, Bilateral Cord. Prune to “python.” Grape production of 50 to 60 quintals per hectare. Drip irrigation.
HARVEST: Manual in plastic boxes of 15 Kg.
FERMENTATION: Traditional with native ferments of the vineyard, between 23 and 30ºC. Maceration for 15 to 20 days.
AGING: 12 to 14 months of French oak barrels.
A Great Cabernet Sauvignon of Cuadro Benegas, a particular land for this exquisite and elegant variety reaching long maturations; then in the cellar prolong that long rest in barrels and thus achieve a sophisticated wine, very friendly and round in the mouth, intense and with great softness in its good body.
A very versatile wine despite its robustness, it allows you to combine intense dishes, grilled meats, as well as casserole meals, from cold dishes to sweet desserts with chocolates.