Henry Gran Guarda N°I 2009
Cabernet Sauvignon 39%, Malbec 35%, Petit Verdot 13%, Cabernet Franc 13%
Luján de Cuyo – Mendoza. Planted in 1906, 1993 & 1998. Altitude 980 mamsl.
Malbec: 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.
Alcoholic fermentation done daily by delestages and tampering. The total maceration takes 20 days. The Malolactic fermentation is spontaneous.
24 months in new oak barrels.
Storage in bottle
Up to 20 years
||TOTAL ACIDITY 6,37 g/l
|SUGAR RESIDUE 2,6
||NUMBER OF BOTTLES 10.497
COLOR: Dark violet red
AROMA: Red fruits and sweet jams alongside harmonious notes of toasted wood, spices, tobacco, candy. Very complex and elegant.
FLAVOR: Structured and with a good amount of acidity. Potent with a good amount of freshness. Its great persistency makes us believe it will have a long life.