94 Point James Suckling : Intense black purple color. On the nose, its aromas of plum, spices and red pepper stand out while delicate notes of mint can also be perceived. In the mouth, it is a very harmonious and balanced wine, with round tannins and a long finish. A beautiful red here with light chocolate, berry and nutmeg character. Full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a long, long finish. All here. A blend of malbec, cabernet sauvignon, and petit verdot. Drink now. "
This balanced blend has its origin in our vineyards fromUgarteche, Lujan de Cuyo. The yield is between 7 to 9 tonnes per hectare. These grapevines are drip irrigated and espalier trained. This estate is located at 1,050 meters above sea level and the climate in this area typically presents warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature variation of 14°C and an averageannual rainfall of 200 mm. At Dona Paula, our vineyards have always been managed using sustainable agriculture practices.
Dona Paula Located in Ugarteche, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza Argentina, Dona Paula is an estate winery, producing wines from Dona Paula's own vineyards in the winegrowing regions of Mendoza. Dona Paula's history began in 1990, when a period of exhaustive research on the different Argentinean terroirs and their potential to fully express each varietal began. Dona Paula acquired its first vineyard in 1997 in Ugarteche, Lujan de Cuyo, a region in the foothills of the Andes Mountains that is famous for its Malbec. In 2002, Dona Paula began exporting into the US, UK and the Netherlands, and is now one of the leading Argentinean wineries that exports premium wines; with 97% of the winery's production exported to more than 60 countries.