La Mano Derecha 2017 Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
- Christopher Ermisch was the original founder of Bodega Calle, along with Elvira Calle, a well-known local businesswoman and philanthropist.
- Named Alberti 154 as it is the address of the winery in the district of Lújan de Cuyo. Dating to 1925, it resides on what’s now on a residential street on the corner of 3 other founding wineries of this classic zone known as Drummond.
- A small-lot, gravity-flow, red wine production studio, Bodega Calle places great emphasis on gently crafting wines with regional distinction and grand personality.
ABOUT THE WINE
- We’ve long loved the rich and ripe suppleness that Cruz de Piedra offers to Cabernet Sauvignon fruit. This vineyard combined with fruit from Agrelo really makes this a stand out farmed organically.
Vintage: 2017 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: Argentina | Appellation: Maipu (Cruz de Piedra) and Agrelo highlands
Elaboration: Hand harvested grapes. Meticulously sorted and fermented in wide mouth concrete tanks. Aged with French oak for 12 months. Gravity flow winemaking.
Winemaker: Ermisch and Guillermo Heras
Ripe plums, chocolate, honey, and faint nutmeg make this a very interesting Cabernet. Medium to full-bodied palate has juicy fruit, fine-grained tannins and balsamic flavors in a finish mixing smoky notes and a fresh herbal touch.
Production: 1,000 cases | Alcohol: 14.0% | TA: 6.2 g/l | Residual Sugar: <2g/l | pH: 3.7
PRESS & POINTS
2017 – 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2013 – 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2011 – 90 Points, Beverage Tasting Institute
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