Extreme altitude white blend. Dry, pineapple- and brown sugar-scented, and gorgeous.
Grape variety: 50% pinot blanc, 50% riesling
Appellation: Calchaquí Valley
Region: Salta, Argentina
Soil: Decomposed granite + stone floor
Average Vine Age: 60 years
Farming practices: Organic, hand-harvested estate fruit
Vinification: Direct pressing into 500L barrels protecting the juice at all times from oxidation with dry-ice (carbonic). Fermented with native yeasts. No acid correction, no nutrients added. The wine is not filtered. Due to low pH this wine did not do malolactic fermentation.
Aging: 5 months in 500L French Oak barrels (second use.)