Grapes: 45%Malbec, 28%Cabernet Sauvignon, 15%Merlot, Petit Verdot, Tannat
Pulenta Estate is owned and run by brothers, Hugo and Eduardo Pulenta. The estate is situated in Alto Agrelo in Mendoza, Argentina's main wine producing region. This excellent site makes wines of real class and distinction.Their 135 hectares of quality vineyards enjoy perfect climatic conditions at an altitude of 980m, with melting ice from the Andes Mountains providing a natural irrigation system. This Estate reds sees 12 months in new French oak as well as 12 months ageing in bottle before release.
Gran Corte is their 'Grand Vin' which has been aged for 18months in French barriques, 50% of which were new.
'This is full-bodied and classy with rich blueberry, black plum and well integrated oak spice. There are also hints of mediterranean herbs, as thyme. I would recommend to decant this and let it breathe for at least half an hour for full pleasure.' Anja Breit, Philglas & Swiggot