Finca La Anita Varúa Blend

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 red blend is vinified from grapes at our Finca in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. The grapes are pre-selected in the vineyard when they are at their peak maturity.

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.

James Suckling
92 Points
Jancis Robinson, MW
16.5 points
Tim Atkin, MW Argentina Special Report 2020
90 Points

Winemaker

Soledad Vargas


Grape Varieties

Syrah 59%

Malbec 33%

Malbec 2015 8%


Ageing

12 months in new and one year old French and American medium toasted oak barrels


Tasting Note

Deep ruby red. An opulent full-bodied wine with cherry and ripe dark fruit. Notes of nutmeg, white chocolate and a lightly smoky finish. 


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


Wine Specifications

Alcohol: 14.8% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.67g/L
Total acidity: 6g/L pH 3.76
Residual sugar: 2.26g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites