Deep ruby red color. In the nose, this wine is expressive and spicy, with black pepper, graphite and cassis aromas. In the mouth, black fruits and kind tannins are perceived. Compact and long.
Poor clayey soils at 1,050 meters (almost 3,445 ft) above sea level. These grapevines were planted in 1998. The yield is 9 tonnes per hectare (approximately 3.65 tonnes per acre) and drip irrigation is used. The climate typically presents warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature variation of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average annual rainfall of 200 mm (7.87 in). At Doña Paula, our vineyards have always been managed using sustainable agriculture practices.
Skirt steak with oven-roasted vegetables and fresh herb chimichurri. A wine with such a structure demands meat, just as its tannins make the chosen beef cut show off.
14° - 16° C