Bodega AleannaGran Enemigo Single Vineyard Gualtallary 2017Product code: 11093
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Bodega Aleanna Gran Enemigo Single Vineyard Gualtallary is a truly exceptional wine that epitomizes the unique terroir of Gualtallary, a subregion of the Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina. Produced by the renowned winemaker Alejandro Vigil, this wine is a blend of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown in a single vineyard at high altitude. The result is a complex and elegant wine with rich flavors of black fruits, spices, and minerals. With silky tannins and a long finish, this wine showcases the purity and intensity of Gualtallary's distinctive soil and climate. A true masterpiece of Argentine winemaking, Bodega Aleanna Gran Enemigo Single Vineyard Gualtallary is a wine that will impress even the most discerning of wine lovers.
El Gran Enemigo SV Gualtallary shows a deep purple color with red highlights. Its aromas are intense and elegant. Cabernet Franc brings sweet spices, black pepper and light notes of eucalyptus and thyme. Malbec brings notes of ripe black fruits, blackberries and black cherries. The oak aging gives a touch of chocolate and vanilla to blend. The taste is complex, sweet impact with structured tannins, and a very long and persistent finish. This wine was made in honor of the old Pomerol style where Cabernet Franc was blended with the other Bordeaux varieties.
About the Winery
It was during the year 2009 that historian Adrianna Catena and soils engineer Alejandro Vigil decided to create a wine brand that would represent the true culture, tradition and history of Argentina. That’s how the El Enemigo Wine Brand was formed. Located in the wine-rich area of Mendoza in Argentina, the El Enemigo wines are made from the grapes cultivated in the region of Piedemonte al Sur, situated at the base of the Lujan de Cuyo. The unique soil and climate of this region have made this one of the best wine growing places in Argentina.
El Enemigo Malbec is one of the most popular wines of this brand. The Malbec grape varietal is considered to be so important to this brand that Alejandro Vigil has a tattoo of this varietal on his arm. This wine is made from 89% Malbec, 6% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot grape varietals. While the Malbec variety for this wine is cultivated in the vineyards of Gualtallary, the Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot varieties come from the vineyards of Tupungato.
True to its nature and culture, this brand doesn’t use any artificial substances for fermentation for any of its wines. Only natural, wild yeast is used for fermentation in this Malbec wine as well. The vinification process involves 30 days of maceration. This wine is quite loved by all wine lovers because it is not heavy at all. It has a high acidity level and comes with 13.9% alcohol. All three varietals of grapes used for making this wine are cultivated in deep calcareous and rocky soil. This soil ensures that the fruits grow on it are full-bodied and highly acidic. Cabernet Franc, Syrah-Viognier, Chardonnay and Bonarda are some of the other popular wines crafted under this brand.