GAUCHEZCO "Oro" - Malbec - Mendoza - Argentina

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AR23
Vintage: 2016

GAUCHEZCO "Oro" - Malbec - Gualtallary, Uco Valley - Mendoza - Argentina

Deep black-violet colour. Intensely young and pure aromas of blackberry, blueberry combined with floral and spicy notes, together with marked mineral notes. In the mouth it has a great structure and power, with a straight up mid palate. The great acidity enhances the tannins and refreshes the palate.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

$62.00
Country ARGENTINA Region Mendoza, Uco Valley Grape Varietal Malbec

Product Description

Description

Deep black-violet colour. Intensely young and pure aromas of blackberry, blueberry combined with floral and spicy notes, together with marked mineral notes. In the mouth it has a great structure and power, with a straight up mid palate. The great acidity enhances the tannins and refreshes the palate.

Gauchezco Oro is a collection of wines from the best terroirs of Mendoza. The complexity of the terroir of Gualtallary in Tupungato, Uco Valley, produces grapes with great color and acidity resulting in wines with good structure, concentration and a unique texture.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Grilled red meats, carne "asada", ribeye steak.
  • Cheese A variety of hard and blue cheeses.

Accolades

Awards

Tim Atkin 92 Points

British Master of wine, wine critic and journalist, Tim Atkin is one of the most influential wine personnalities in Britain that writes for a number of publications (Decanter, Harpers, The Drinks Business) and regularly chairs the International Wine Challenge.

James Suckling 92 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

"Lots of blackberries with hints of hazelnuts and walnuts to this. Medium body. Medium, fine tannins and a delicious finish. Shows delicious energy. Drink or hold."

James Suckling, 2020.

Wine Facts

More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Malbec
Vintage 2016
Region Mendoza, Uco Valley
Country ARGENTINA
Winemakers Mauricio Vegetti Lui
Producer Gauchezco Vineyard & Winery
Average age of vines 95 years
Production method 7500 kgr/ha
Harvest method Hand picked - Bunch selection in cases
Fermentation & maceration Bunch selection, grapes were destemmed and crushed. Maceration before fermentation for 48 hrs. 12 days of alcoholic fermentation in small stainless steel tanks. Total maceration time of 21 days.
Aging 70% of the wine is aged 12 months in first use small oak barrels (60% French, 30% American and 10% Hungarian.), 30% of the wine is 12 months in first use large French oak barrels. An extra 12 month in bottle before release.
Mouth Attribute Balanced, Complex, Full-bodied, Powerful, Structured, Tannic
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Floral, Mineral, Powerful, Spices, Black Berries
SKU AR23

Vineyard Info

The roots of Gauchezco begin in our historic and legendary vineyard, founded in 1881 by the Governor of Mendoza Tiburcio Benegas in Barrancas – Maipú. Gauchezco symbolizes the true essence of the traditional gaucho culture from Argentina. Located in Mendoza, Argentina; in Barrancas – Maipu, the winery is situated in the region is considered part of the "primera zona" or the ""premier/first zone."" Our vineyards root back until the 18th century. Founded in 1881, our average old vine age is 90 years old with some blocks that are 100 years old. In total we are a 130 hectares vineyard and fully modern operating winery.

Gauchezco Oro is a collection of wines from the best terroirs of Mendoza. The complexity of the terroir (sand, lime, rocks) of Gualtallary in Tupungato, Uco Valley, at 1380 meters (4500 ft) a.s.l. produces grapes with great color and acidity, resulting in wines with vibrant structure, concentration and a unique texture.

Gualtallary in Maipu, Mendoza.

Gualtallary in Maipu, Mendoza.

Description

Deep black-violet colour. Intensely young and pure aromas of blackberry, blueberry combined with floral and spicy notes, together with marked mineral notes. In the mouth it has a great structure and power, with a straight up mid palate. The great acidity enhances the tannins and refreshes the palate.

Gauchezco Oro is a collection of wines from the best terroirs of Mendoza. The complexity of the terroir of Gualtallary in Tupungato, Uco Valley, produces grapes with great color and acidity resulting in wines with good structure, concentration and a unique texture.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Grilled red meats, carne "asada", ribeye steak.
  • Cheese A variety of hard and blue cheeses.

Awards

Tim Atkin 92 Points

British Master of wine, wine critic and journalist, Tim Atkin is one of the most influential wine personnalities in Britain that writes for a number of publications (Decanter, Harpers, The Drinks Business) and regularly chairs the International Wine Challenge.

James Suckling 92 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

"Lots of blackberries with hints of hazelnuts and walnuts to this. Medium body. Medium, fine tannins and a delicious finish. Shows delicious energy. Drink or hold."

James Suckling, 2020.
More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Malbec
Vintage 2016
Region Mendoza, Uco Valley
Country ARGENTINA
Winemakers Mauricio Vegetti Lui
Producer Gauchezco Vineyard & Winery
Average age of vines 95 years
Production method 7500 kgr/ha
Harvest method Hand picked - Bunch selection in cases
Fermentation & maceration Bunch selection, grapes were destemmed and crushed. Maceration before fermentation for 48 hrs. 12 days of alcoholic fermentation in small stainless steel tanks. Total maceration time of 21 days.
Aging 70% of the wine is aged 12 months in first use small oak barrels (60% French, 30% American and 10% Hungarian.), 30% of the wine is 12 months in first use large French oak barrels. An extra 12 month in bottle before release.
Mouth Attribute Balanced, Complex, Full-bodied, Powerful, Structured, Tannic
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Floral, Mineral, Powerful, Spices, Black Berries
SKU AR23

The roots of Gauchezco begin in our historic and legendary vineyard, founded in 1881 by the Governor of Mendoza Tiburcio Benegas in Barrancas – Maipú. Gauchezco symbolizes the true essence of the traditional gaucho culture from Argentina. Located in Mendoza, Argentina; in Barrancas – Maipu, the winery is situated in the region is considered part of the "primera zona" or the ""premier/first zone."" Our vineyards root back until the 18th century. Founded in 1881, our average old vine age is 90 years old with some blocks that are 100 years old. In total we are a 130 hectares vineyard and fully modern operating winery.

Gauchezco Oro is a collection of wines from the best terroirs of Mendoza. The complexity of the terroir (sand, lime, rocks) of Gualtallary in Tupungato, Uco Valley, at 1380 meters (4500 ft) a.s.l. produces grapes with great color and acidity, resulting in wines with vibrant structure, concentration and a unique texture.

Gualtallary in Maipu, Mendoza.

Gualtallary in Maipu, Mendoza.