Finca La Anita Gran Corte

2017

The Wine

Timeless wines that are the spirit and soul of our terroir at Finca La Anita. Extraordinary wines to drink and age.

This blend is vinified from carefully selected grapes at our Finca in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. 

Surface irrigation.


Vintage Overview

In general, the climate is characterized by warm days and cool nights, with a thermal amplitude of 14 ° C and an annual rainfall of 200 mm. Low yields caused by a drier and slightly colder climate than usual with Spring frosts. Harvest was earlier than usual .


Winemaking

Fermented in stainless steel tanks with selected cultivated yeast. Malolatic fermentation occurs spontaneously at controlled temperatures.

Jancis Robinson
16.5 points
James Suckling
90 Points
Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
Bronze
Steven Spurrier
93 Points
Tim Atkin, MW Argentina Special Report 2020
92 Points (2018 Vintage)

Winemaker

Soledad Vargas


Grape Varieties

Merlot 40%

Syrah 40%

Cabernet Sauvignon 20%


Ageing

15 months in new and one year old French medium toasted oak barrels.


Tasting Note

Deep dark red in colour. Opulant on the palate with notes of nutmeg, cherry and mature black fruits. A long finish with white chocolate and lightly smoked hints. 


Ready to drink but will develop favourably in bottle for up to 6 years.


Wine Specifications

Alcohol: 14.5% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.51 g/L
Total acidity: 5.36 g/l  pH 3.67
Residual sugar: 3g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites