Cadus Single Vineyard Finca Las Torcazas Malbec is produced from a high quality, old vine block in higher Agrelo. It is is a serious expression of Malbec which is characterised by its rocky terroir and small batch wine making.
The Cadus winery is located in Tupungato in the Uco Valley. It is situated in the foothills of the Andes mountains and there are several vineyard sites within the Uco Valley at (namely Gualtallary, Vista Flores and Agrelo in Lujan de Cuyo. The soil profiles and compositions within the Uco Valley vary within short distances, allowing for different grape varieties and resulting in wines styles with unique characteristics. Winemaker Santiago Mayorga, who won Young Winemaker of the Year 2017, has rapidly forged a reputation for bright, lifted expressions of wine from the region. The winery is name Cadus after the amphoras used in Ancient Roman times used to carry limited batches of special win.
The Finca Las Torcazas Malbec vineyard is located at 1200 metres above sea level in the Alto Agrelo region of Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. The alluvial soils have good drainage, limestone and low organic material which produces wines with greater concentration of flavours. Due to the scarcity of water, grapes with good expression of red fruit are obtained. The cool nights offer great concentration of colour and freshness.
The grapes for Cadus Single Vineyard Finca Las Torcazas Malbec are harvested by hand in April and fermented in small cement vats, which makes it possible to obtain softer tannins. The wines is aged in fine grain French oak barrels for 18 – 24 months to achieve its unique and subtle aromas.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.