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PUNTA de FLECHAS – Malbec

The name Flechas de los Andes, or“Arrows of the Andes”, alludesto the five arrows of the Rothschild family symbol which represent the five brothers who founded this dynasty of entrepreneurs). “Punta de Flechas” is made from a selection of Malbec plots within the Flechas de los Andes vineyard. The Bodega that bears the Flechas de los Andes name was forged through an alliance between Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and Mr Laurent Dassault.

Appelation Vista Flores, Uco Valley – Argentina – 120 km south of Mendoza – Altitude: 1,100m
Superficie du vignoble 110ha
Nature du sol Andean silt, sand, gravel and granitic rocks
Encépagement 100% Malbec
Densité de plantation 5.800 vines/ha
Âge moyen du vignoble 1999
Conduite de la vigne gree cover between rows, drip irrigation
Mode de taille Double Guyot
Vendanges Manual beginning in mid-March. Harvest is sorted before and after destemming.
Vinification Transport and vatting by gravity. Fermentation in stainless steel vats with temperature control. Pre-fermentation cold soak.
Maturing 70% in stainless steel vats, 30% in casks that have been used once. Ageing 12 months

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