ALLAMAND CUVE SAINT JEANNET
Grape Variety: 75% Saint Jeannet, 25% Chardonnay.
Planted in 2009, the 1.2 hectares of Saint Jeannet from the “La Lucita” vineyard (more in the making...) are the only source of this grape for our Allamand Cuveen Saint Jeannet 2015 and probably the only vineyard that produces a wine made of Saint Jeannet in Argentina.
The grapes were hand picked on April 10th with a total production of 750 cases. While being unique, the main characteristics behind this wine are its low alcohol level (11.50%) its great, fresh, and natural acidity (7.5 grams/liter), mineral and citric characteristics in the mouth with very distinctive aromas of white peach, pineapple, and white flowers.
As of February 2014 and after DNA testing of our plants using genetic values from “Plant Grape Project, Le catalogue des vignes cultivees en France” in collaboration with the local INTA governmental office and Jose Vouillamoz, geneticist that works with Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding (MW) in “Wine Grapes”, we got a certification, with a 100% confidence, that our plants are the rare and unique grape variety Gros Vert Blanc, also known as Saint Jeannet