The Roca family has been producing wine in Mendoza for 4 generations, and currently farms 280+ acres in San Rafael, the southernmost province of Mendoza. At altitudes of 2600 feet above sea level, Roca’s vineyards produce distinct, cool-climate wines of singular quality.
280+ acres planted to Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Bonarda, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tocai and Chenin Blanc. Vineyards (Finca La Perseverancia, Finca Los Amigos, Finca Santa Herminia) are planted at 2600 feet above sea level.
Appellation: San Rafael (Mendoza)
Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Viticulture: Fruit was sourced from the Finca Santa Herminia and Finca La Perseverancia vineyards. Soils are comprised of sandy and clay loam. Average yields of 3.7 tons/acre. Manual harvest from 17 year old vines.
Deep crimson color, with black cherry fruit aromas, and light floral, vanilla notes. Ripe and full-bodied on the palate, with delicate plum character and a long, lingering finish. Excellent with pizza and hearty pasta dishes, it will also stand up to red meats, grilled or stewed.