Gauchezco Vineyard and Winery Sweeps Gold Medals at VinAvisen

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Gauchezco Vineyard and Winery is pleased to announce receiving several Gold Medals from the prestigious VinAvisen in Denmark. Gauchezco Clásico Malbec 2009-Gold Medal Gauchezco “Plata” Malbec 2009- Gold Medal Gauchezco Torrontes 2010- Gold Medal

Eric Anesi, winery owner, commented, “We are very excited that our wines have been embraced in such a short period of time not only in Denmark but other EU markets UK, Germany and Norway. Our importer, The Wine Company,in Denmark was selected as the first European market to introduce our new premium Malbec 'Plata' 2009 which received a Gold Medal from VinAvisen.”

“Plata” Malbec premiered at the London International Wine Fair in May.

Gauchezco Winery will release “Plata” in the USA and Canada in July.

About Gauchezco “Plata” Malbec 2009:
This 100% Malbec is the first vintage of “Plata” Malbec.

The wine appears clean and bright, with good intensity and hue, deep violet color typical of Malbec.

Very fruity, violet and delicate with notes of clove and coconut. Sweet tannins, intense in the middle and good balance of acidity. A wine with solid structure and volume of mouth feel. Long finish is intense, with pronounced memory of fresh fruit and bitter chocolate.

Vineyards: 60% Altamira-Finca Dona Luisa La Consulta 3280’-3608’ 40% Biliato-Tupungato (Uco Valley West) 3280’. SRP $24.99.        

About Gauchezco Vineyard and Winery
Now owned by the Anesi Family, the vines on the historic Gauchezco property in Barrancas-Maipu date back to 1881. Malbec grown in this venerable region produces deep colored wines with rich and complex fruit flavors. Fruit is also sourced from the new “it” region for Argentinian Malbec—Altamira-La Consulta and Tupungato. The higher elevation here adds great structure, aromatics and acidity to Maipu’s fruity richness. The Torrontés is grown in the Cafayate Salta region of Argentina which has the highest elevation for winegrowing in the country. Sourced from vineyards over 6,500’ elevation.


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