Nicasia Vineyard

nicasia vineyard
  • Namesake: Nicolás Catena Zapata's grandmother
  • District: La Consulta
  • Region: San Carlos
  • Planted in: 1996
  • Altitude: 3593' (1.095m)
  • Soil: Shallow loamy soil. Gravel on surface and topsoil.
  • Top Soil Depth: 1.97' (0.60m)
  • Sub Soil Type: Alluvial and glaciar round rocks.
  • Average Temperature: 57.7°F (14,3°C)
  • Thermal Amplitude: 57.2°F (14°C)
  • Planted Varieties: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Syrah
  • Malbec Description: Intense blackish violet color. Red fruit aromas with floral notes. Full, concentrated mouthfeel with sweet tannins.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Description: Deep, opaque violet color. Rich, concentrated cassis flavors and aromas. Finely grained tannin structure.