Henry Gran Guarda N°I 2006
Varietal CompositionCabernet Franc 40%
VineyardLuján de Cuyo – Mendoza. Planted in 1906, 1993, 1998. Altitude 980 mamsl.
Vineyard Structure/YieldMalbec: Low vine training. Surface irrigation: Cane and spur pruning. High density plantation. Other varieties: High vine. Drip irrigation. Cordon pruning with spurs. Average yield: 60 q/ha.
Fermentation processPre fermentative cold maceration between 2 and 4 days. During alcoholic fermentation, delestages and tampering is done daily. The total maceration takes 20 days. The Malolactic fermentation is spontaneous.
Aging24 months in new oak barrels.
Storage in bottleUp to 20 years
|ALCOHOL 14.5%||TOTAL ACIDITY 5,98 g/l|
|SUGAR RESIDUE 2,9||NUMBER OF BOTTLES 10.000|
COLOR: Intense dark red color
AROMA: Great aromatic complexity. Fresh ripe fruits and nuts. Notes reminiscent jams and some spices.
FLAVOR: Powerful and delicate at the same time. The oak wood brings an almost perfect complement. The first taste in the mouth is sweet, concentrated, elegant, very persistent and long finish.