The grapes are destemmed and pressed. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 15 degrees.
Part of the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation. This converts the sharper malic acid into milder lactic acid, giving the wine a creamier mouthfeel.
After fermentation, the wine matures for 9 months in oak barrels.
Coming from different vineyards near Alto Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo and Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina. The soil is alluvial with many stones.
Trapiche was founded in 1883 with a small vineyard at the foot of the Andes, called El Trapiche. Starting out as a local enterprise,
Trapiche has grown to become a major winery with over 1,000 hectares of vineyards. They also work with more than 300 winemakers in the area to offer wines from the best terroirs in Mendoza.
Trapiche is a pioneer in the field of Malbec. Trapiche also makes Malbec wines in various price ranges, from low to high.
The flagship wines in our range are the Single Vineyard Malbecs in the well-known heavy bottles with the white label and the red capsules.
Every year, chief winemaker Daniel Pi and his team select the three best Malbec terroirs from cooperating winegrowers. In doing so, he presents the exceptional quality of Malbec from local grape growers to the world.
The ambition of Trapiche reaches much further than being coveted for beautiful Malbec wines. Trapiche’s ambition is to build on its acquired position in the hot list ‘Most Admired Wine Brands in the World’ to a permanent top position in the coming years. This ranking is published annually by the renowned Drinks International.
In this ambition Trapiche strives to offer quality in all wine ranges, from Melodias (Winemaker Selection) and Broquel to the Single Vineyard series. In each series, Trapiche manages to compete in terms of price/quality.
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