Finca Montuiri

Finca Montuiri

Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza River Area, Argentina.

Finca features: This finca was bought in 1998 / 32 acres / Altitude: 3,020 feet (920 meters)
Annual Rainfall 7,90 inches / Average temperature in March: 66º F (19º C) /
Thermal Amplitude in March: 55º F (13º C).
Drip Irrigation.

Varietals: Malbec from Ungrafted Rootstocks / 6 acres planted in 1922 (Old Vines), and 25 acres in 1998 / 1 acre of Olive Trees.

Soil Composition: 50% sand, 30% lime, 20% clay. Sub Soil Type: Round rocks on Alluvial grounds of deep and excellent drainage.

This is historically the most important area for Malbec production. It was recognized by the OIV in 1993 as the first Malbec DOC in the world.
The soils are mostly poor, alluvial fans, ideal for red wine grapes. Stony surface.
Located only 2 miles north of the Mendoza river (3.22 km). It delivers fresh and rounded big wines with ample structure, black fruits, leather, earth, tar, and black pepper aspects.