Cielo y Tierra

Don Juan Nahuel Malbec Reserva – 2007

Region:

Cielo y Tierra

Gustavo Santaolalla is world renowned in his field of music. He is a two-time Oscar winning film composer. Santaolalla’s good friend and colleague is Raúl Orozco, a musician from Mendoza, part of the folklore duet Orozco-Barrientos, whose song “Celador de Sueños” was given a Grammy award. Together with winemaker Juan Carlos Chavero, Santaolalla and Orozco with passion and artistic flair have their sights set on becoming known as one of Argentina’s finest wine producers.

Grapes / Soils

Malbec

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Lunlunta, Luján de Cuyo and Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo

Wine Summary
  • Made from Malbec grapes.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 25-27° and oak barrels.
  • Aged in 70% French and 30% American oak of which 100% is new.
  • Aged for 24 months.
Technical Information
  • Cold Soak: Pre-fermentation at 10° for 24 hours.
  • Alcoholic Fermentation: At 25-27° in stainless steel tanks for 10 days.
  • Malolactic Fermentation: in oak barrels.
  • Alcohol: 14%.
  • Oak Aging: 24 months.
  • Oak Type: 100% new French (70%) & American (30%) barrels.
  • Barrel age: 100% new.
  • Varietal Breakdown: 100% Malbec from Lunlunta, Mendoza.
  • Vineyard Information: Old vines (40+ years old), VSP trained.
  • Production: 9,000 bottles.

General Info

Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Appellation(s) Lunlunta
Proprietors Gustavo Santaolalla & Raúl Orozco
Founded 2005
Winemaker Juan Carlos Chavero
Annual Production 2,600 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable