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.