Bodega Monteviejo Petite Fleur Valle de Uco
About this winery
Bodega Monteviejo is the estate of Catherine Péré-Vergé in the Clos de los Siete. This estate was created ex nihilo in the Uco Valley south of Mendoza under the leadership of Mr. Rolland and J.M. Arcaute in 1998. As for the other estates that make up the "Clos", the winemaking is advised by Mr. Rolland. The figures given by the estate: 300 hectares of vineyards, a building of 8000m² with a capacity to process 1,500,000 bottles.
Elevation: 1000 meters above sea level. Soil: Silt loam of alluvial origin, with gravel in the subsoil and calcareous deposits.
Harvest: Hand picking into small, 12 kg plastic bins. Double sorting of clusters and berries to achieve the highest quality. Cold soaking at 7 °C for five days, followed by alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.
A deep purple-red. Its aroma is reminiscent of red and dark fruit, and of spices as well. It is fruity and complex on the palate, with round tannins. Persistent finish. An elegant and complex wine.