Rosé of Malbec, Cuvelier Los Andes
The Cuvelier family wine journey began in 1804 in France. Today, seven generations later, they created a 55 hectares [120 acres] organic and biodynamic estate in Valle de Uco planted with Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc.
Faithful to its French origins, Cuvelier Los Andes created this Rosé with the goal of producing a Côtes de Provence-style Rosé with Malbec. This direct press Rosé is fresh and balanced with intense floral aromatics.
The 2021-2022 season was full of surprises with early bud-break and late spring frosts though the Uco Valley showed less damage than other areas of Mendoza, with no humidity problems or cryptogamic diseases. Temperatures were above average during summer and the ripening period, and, with well-timed scarce rains, gave extraordinary conditions for recovering a better yield and for a good phenolic maturing which turned this campaign into a great quality vintage.
Direct press Rosé. Skin maceration for 4 hours in the press. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank for 30 days at low temperature (60ºF). Cold stabilization for 15 days, filtration and bottling in April 2022