Appellation: Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza
Main varieties: Malbec
50% Melipal estate vineyard planted in 2003
50% Nazarenas estate vineyard planted in 1923
Altitude a.s.l.: 980 mts.
Soil type: Slimy sand
Melipal vineyard 7,900 plants/hect.
Nazarenas vineyard 6,000 plants/hect.
Melipal vineyard 1 k/plant
Nazarenas vineyard 0.500 k/plants.
Harvest: Manual, in 18 kg boxes.
Alcoholic fermentation: Spontaneous, with indigenous yeasts, carried out in 150 HL tanks.
Fermentation temperature: Between 28°C - 30°C.
Fermentation and maceration time (days): 18 to 20 days
Malolactic fermentation: In French oak.
Ageing: 12 months in French oak.