||The Arboleda vineyard in Mendoza, in western Argentina, historically renowned for its wine production. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 950 - 1050 m asl in the valley of Tupungato.
||Winter temperatures favorable to the rest of the plant. In spring, the budding was generous and uniform, with adequate rainfall and temperature optimum. The summer has seen average temperatures, with cool nights typical of the Cordillera. Beneficial rains have delayed a little late-season ripening of the grapes and encouraged a good balance between sugar and phenolic ripeness.
|Composition of the land
||The soil is sandy loam, with the presence of stones, good content of organic substances and minerals.
||The harvest began the second week of February with the Pinot Grigio. The Torrontés was collected in late March / early April.
||The grapes for this wine are Torrontés and Pinot Gris. The Pinot Grigio is harvested at the end of February in the morning when the air temperature does not exceed 20 ° C. The grapes are pressed and the must chilled at 5 ° C. After 20 hours of settling, the must is racked inoculated with selected yeast, the fermentation occurs in stainless steel at temperatures between 15 and 17 ° C with micro. The Torrontés, late varieties, is destemmed and chilled at 5 ° C allowing a cold maceration for 20 hours. It continues the fermentation temperature between 15 and 17 ° C with micro.
||6 months in stainless steel containers and rest at least 45 days in the bottle.
||Fresh and aromatic, medium body, is shown with fish dishes tasty white meat and grilled vegetables.
||Price Masi Passo Blanco Tupungato 2015 € 9.50