Dona Paula Altitude Blend 969
Doña Paula 969
55% Petit Verdot, 40% Bonarda y 5% Tannat. Its name derives from the average height of the selected parcels for this Blend. Petit Verdot, Bonarda and Tannat compose this wine that has an intense violet color with black tint. In the nose, Petit Verdot brings aromas of blueberries and jasmine while Bonarda adds intense aromas of blackberries and raspberries. It stands out for its firm tannins and good volume in the mouth, Tannat offers attractive structure and a long finish.
Our Estate Vineyards
In our Finca El Alto in Ugarteche, Luján de Cuyo, we chose the stoniest plots that have the presence of Calcium carbonate, to plant the Petit Verdot at 1030 meters above sea level. In the lowest part of the same vineyard, at about 908 meters of height we have Bonarda, it has the most clay dominate soil with gravel and pebbles. The yield per hectare is 7 to 10 tons, and the irrigation is by drip. The climate of this is farm characterized by its warm days and cool nights, with a thermal amplitude of 14 ° C and an average annual rainfall of 250 mm. The training system used is double cordon. At Doña Paula we have always managed our vineyards with sustainable farming practices.