"Roughly 40 miles from the city of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains lays one of the best kept secrets in the Uco Valley; Gouguenheim Winery. Vineyards are cultivated at an altitude of more than 3,600 feet. In a region that has a desert climate the vines are irrigated with water from high in the Andes Mountains. This unique terroir allows for optimal fruit ripening, concentrated flavors and varietal character vintage after vintage"
"Dark ruby color. Red and black fruits, such as cherries and blackberries, with hints of vanilla. Rich flavors and lots of fruits in the mouth. It has a good balance and a long finish. Aging occurs in American oak for 4 months."~Winery Notes
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Seventy kilometers from the city of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, lays one of the best kept secrets in the Uco Valley, the Gouguenheim Winery. Several geographical and climate elements define this unique terroir. These vineyards are cultivated at an altitude of more than 3.600 feet (one of the highest estates in Mendoza). In a region that has a desert climate; water from the snow of the Andes Mountains is carried by irrigation channels, through the alluvial soils. There is also a vast temperature difference between day and night (16 º C). As a result, Gouguenheim wines are excellent with great colors, aromas and flavours, with round tannins. These elements of the terroir, combined with the winemaking expertise and knowledge of owner Patricio Gouguenheim result in a consistent production of top quality wines year after year.