Cuvelier Los Andes - Malbec 2011



Country: Argentina
Province: Mendoza
Region: Valle de Uco, Vista Flores, Tunuyán

Total Area: 65 hectares
Area in production: 55 hectares
Altitude: 1000 meters above sea level
Plantation Density: 5.500 plants per hectare
Yiedl: 5.000 a 6.000 kgs. per hectare
Harvest: Manual in boxes of 12 kg.

Composición Varietal: 100% Malbec

Vintage: 2011
Alcohol: 15.5 % vol.
Acidity :  5.80 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.8 g/l
PH: 3.85
Dry Extract : 33.1 g/l

Production: 32.000 bottles
Fermentation: 9 to 12 days at 26º C in stainless steel tanks
Maceration: Once the vats are full, the grapes undergo a 5 to 6 days cold maceration before the alcoholic fermentation takes place. The whole maceration process takes 25 to 35 days.
Malolactic Fermentation: 100%
Aging: 60% in French oak barrels during 11 months.