FINCA REMOTA

FINCA REMOTA

It is located in Altamira, Valle de Uco at 1,040 masl. The vineyard has a sandy- loam and stony soil, very loose of alluvial origin.

The climate is cold in winter with occasional snowfall, and temperate in summer with cold nights, which provides the region with a great thermal amplitude daily. The average annual rainfall is 170 mm.

Our “Semillon” and “Malbec Finca Remota” are produced from grapes grown in the oldest and smallest part of this vineyard planted in 1947. It has superficial irrigation and a traditional management of the crop. It is conducted in low French trolley system and the yield is lower than 4 tons. per ha.

The rest of the vineyard receives a modern management: the vines are conducted in medium height French trolley system and it has drip irrigation. In this vineyard there are  8 has. of Malbec, 3 has. of Cabernet Sauvignon, 2 has. of Semillon, 2 has. of Cabernet Franc and 2 has. of Petit Verdot.