BODEGA RENACER `PUNTO FINAL` MENDOZA MALBEC RESERVA
We came to this property, owned by Patricio Reich, through two different routes. The first, not surprisingly in Argentina, was through Alberto Antonini, who is the consultant winemaker here. Alberto is excited by the commitment to quality and excellence that Patricio
has shown since the outset, something that is displayed in the wines. The second, more surprisingly, was through Marilisa Allegrini. After visiting Patricioís property, she was so enamoured with Mendoza and the potential it has, that she decided to produce an Amarone style wine called Enamore at Renacer. With two such compelling links, we decided to import the wines. The winery itself was built in 2004 and is located in Perdriel, in Luj·n de Cuyo, in the
foothills of the Andes.
The fruit for this wine comes from vineyards in the Valle de Uco and
Luj·n de Cuyo which have an altitude between 900-1,100m above
sea level and poor soils. The vines have an average age of over 50
years and yields are less than eight tonnes per hectare. Harvest is always done by hand with a double selection of both clusters and
A cold pre-fermentation maceration took place for 5-6 days at a
temperature of 8ºC. Fermentation took place with native yeasts over a period of 10 days in stainless steel tanks at temperatures between 26-28ºC. Malolactic fermentation then took place in
French oak barriques before ageing for a period of 12 months.