Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for ther pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. Luján de Cuyo Appellation is known for its clay-rich soils and cool nights. Deeply aromatic with expressive citrus and peach with a rich and mineral finish. Pairs well with vegetables, pasta and grilled white meats. This blend of Semillon and Chenin Blanc is Argentina’s century-old traditional white wine.
This wine goes through cold settling at less than 50ºF (10ºC) to extract aromas. The juice is then fermented for around 25-45 days with a post-fermentation maceration of approximately 6 hours. Elevage: 4-6 months in contact with the lees in 100% French Oak barrel. 30% second and third use Oak barrels.
Lujan de Cuyo (950m/ 3117 ft). Alluvial origin. Clay topsoil with rounded rocks on the bottom. 30%Clay - 40%Silt - 30%Sand.