2020 Chakana Torrontes Estate Selection

Year: 2020
Appellation: Uco Valley
Country: Argentina
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 12.0%
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Winery Notes:
Chakana Winery is located 3,149 feet above sea level at the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Agrelo, Mendoza. It is one of the leading projects among the new generation of winemakers dedicated to the discovery and expression of the Andean diversity of climate and soils. Chakana, who is certified biodynamic, owns 193 hectares of vineyards, spread across sites in Lujan de Cuyo and Valle de Uco.

Chakanais the name of the Southern Cross constellation. Its rotation in the sky throughout the year made it an effective agricultural calendar for the ancient Andean people.The "yaguarete" (jaguar) on the label was known by the ancient Andean people as the "lord of the starred night"; the wildest known animal.Estate Red Blend is from Chakana's Altamira (3,200 ft elevation) and Gualtallary (5,500 ft elevation) vineyards.Estate Torrontes is from Chakana's Gualtallary vineyard (5,300 ft elevation).The wine showsthe typical aromas of Torrontes (white flowers, lychee, peach) balanced by a refreshing acidity. Mineral texture due do the rocky soil of the vineyard. Elegant, dry and clean finish.