This estate has been obtained recently and it is being currently reconverted. It is located in Luján de Cuyo department.
It is located at an altitude of 760 m above sea level. The temperatures in this area range from -3°C in the coldest days, to 38°C in the hottest days.
The irrigation system in the planted hectares is drip irrigation, with water coming from wells.
It has a total area of 630 hectares, 130 of which are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Chardonnay and Malbec varieties.
The soil in this estate has a higher proportion of sand and clay, which provides some varieties like Bonarda with interesting characteristics.
Comparative of estates
Finca Ugarteche Finca Altamira Finca Cruz de Piedra Finca Pedemonte Finca Agrelo Surface of vineyard 27 ha 22,5 ha 33 ha 130 ha 240 ha Height 980 masl 1090 masl 870 masl 760 masl 980 to 1079 masl Temperature from -5° to 35°C from -7° to 38°C from -2° to 37°C from -3° to 38°C from -5° to 35°C Variety Cabernet Franc Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec Bonarda Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay Malbec Malbec
Petit Verdot Cabernet Franc
Soil Characteristics More than 50% of medium-sized rocks and other clays and silts Big rocks, Calcium and minerals Silts and clays Sands and clays More than 50% of medium-sized rocks and other clays and silts Irrigation method Drip Combined: trickle and furrow Drip Combined: trickle and furrow Drip Certified organic vineyard In process Yes In process In process In process