Melipal Nazarenas Vineyard
Appellation: Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza
Main varieties: Malbec
Original vineyards: Nazarenas estate vineyard planted in 1923
Altitude a.s.l.: 980 mts.
Soil type: Slimy sand
Plantation density: 6,000 plants/hect.
Production (k/plant): 0.500 k/plant
Harvest: Manual, in 15 kg boxes.
Alcoholic fermentation: Spontaneous, with indigenous yeasts, carried out in 75 HL tanks, at a temperature of 27°C to 30°C.
Fermentation and maceration time (days): 30 days
Malolactic fermentation: In French oak barrels.
Ageing: 18 months in Frenck oak barrels.