🇦🇷ARGENTINACuyo Region


CUYO CHILE IS  Provinces 3     GI.- 61      @Mendoza

  • WHITE= |  RED= **Refer to DO.’s For Detailed Grape Information.

GEOGRAPHY REGION-South America, CONTRY-Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, LATITUDE: 29°-33° S

  • BORDERS-Chile(West)
  • PROVINCES-Mendoza, La Rioja, San Jaun

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley

  • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains(Principal Cordillera/ Frontal Cordillera), +Alt. 600mt.- 3,329mt.

VINICULTURE

SOILS Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary, Alluvial…Sand, Gravel

CLIMATE Desert With Continental Influences, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°)



LA RIOJAProvince     @Famatina

  • WHITE= Torrontes Riojano 30%, Fiano, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon 11%, Syrah 8%, Malbec 7%, Bonarda 7%
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, LATITUDE: 29.4° S
    • BORDERS-Argentina, Catamarca(North), San Juan(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley(Famatina)
    • SLOPES/ Anders Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt.-1,5000mt.
  • SOILS- “Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Sand
  • CLIMATE- Desert” With Continental Influences, Dry, Windy
    • +Diurnal Shifts(+40°)
  • VITICULTURE- 8,000 haPlanted

**La Rioja Images Courtesy of Delong Maps, Purchase These Wine Maps at Delongwine.com


FAMATINA VALLEY GI.     @Famatina

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Torrontes
  • RED= Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-La Rioja(Interior)
    • West of La Rioja-City(40km.), Non-Contiguous(5)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Valley(Famatina)
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains/ Sierra de Famatina, +Alt. 1,000mt.-1,5000mt.
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Raza, La Riojana(Co.-Op.), Valle la Puerta

CHILECITO GI.     @Chilecito

  • WHITE= Torrontes, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-La Rioja
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt.-1,5000mt.
  • VITICULTURE-   ?   haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-
  • SUB-ZONES Of CHILECITO
    • NONAGASTA
    • CUESTA De MIRANDA
    • VILLA UNION

CASTRO BARROS GI.     @

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-La Rioja(North-East),Non-Contiguous(?)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-


SAN JAUNProvince      @San Jaun

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Torrontes, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • RED= Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Tannat, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, LATITUDE: 31.5° S
    • BORDERS-La Rioja(North-East), Mendoza(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Features- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 600mt.-1,300mt.
    • On~San Juan/ Palos/ Desaguadero~Rivers~
    • Topographic Events- VOLCANISM~ ~Cerro Mercedario~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial…Sandy-Loam, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VITICULTURAL- 47,000 ha. Planted

CALINGASTA VALLEY GI.      @Calingasta

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Bonarda, Criolla, Moscatel Tinto
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-San Jaun, @Hw.#412
    • Sub-Zones- Barreal,  CITIES-Barreal, Calingasta, Tamberfas
  • TOPOGRAPHYRolling/ Valley(Calingasta)
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,500mt.
    • On~Palos~River~Tributary~Castano~River~
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VITICULTURE- ? haPlanted
  • VINICULTURE-Trellising– Parral AKA=Pergola
    • Estates/ Producers- Cara Sur

ULLUM VALLEY GI.      @Villa Ibanez

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Malbec, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-San Jaun, West of San Jaun-City(30km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Ullum)
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VINICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted,  +USED/ Eating Grapes
    • Estates/ Producers

ZONDA VALLEY GI.     @Villa Basilio Nievas

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Franc
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION– Cuyo, PROVINCE-San Jaun
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley(Zonda)On~San Juan~River~
    • SLOPES/ Sierra Chica de Zonda Mountians, +Alt. 700mt.-800mt.
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VINICULTURE- ?   ha. Planted,  +USED/ Eating Grapes
    • Estates/ Producers-

TULUM VALLEY GI.     @San Juan

  • WHITE= Pinot Grigio
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-San Jaun(South), BORDERS: Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Tulum)
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VITICULTURE-  ? haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Callus Alta
  • SUB-ZONES Of TULUM VALLEY
    • SAN MARTIN
    • SARMIENTO
    • COUCHETTE

PEDERNAL VALLEY GI.     @Pedernal

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-San Jaun(South)
    • North of Mendoza-City(100km.) BORDERS-Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous/ Valley(Pedernal)
    • SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 1,250mt.- 1,500mt.
  • CLIMATE- Desert Irrigation Needed, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +WINDS/ ~Zonda~
  • VITICULTURE ?   haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Graffigna, Mumms, Callia, Augusto Pulenta, La Guarda


MENDOZAProvince     @Mendoza

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Moscatel Rosada, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Torrontes
  • RED= Malbec 17%, Criolla 10%, Cereza 10%, Bonarda 10%, Cabernet Sauvignon 8%, Lambrusco Maestri, Pedro Giménez, Petit Verdot, Tannat, Touriga Nactional
  • GEOGRAPHY REGION-South America, COUNTRY-Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
    • BORDERS-San Juan(North), Neuquen(South), LATITUDE: 32.88° S
    • Sub-Zones- Northern, Eastern, Southern, Uco Valley/ South-West
  • TOPOGRAPHY Features- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 650mt.- 1050mt.
    • On~Mendoza~Rio~ Used as Pipeline to Irrigate Mendoza
    • Topographic Events-
      • VOLCANISM~ ~San Jose Volcanic Group~
        • Group of Volcanos Along the Chile/ Argentina Border…Includes: Cerro Aconcagua, Espirtu Santo, Maipo, San Jose, Payun Matru, Planchon-Peteroa, Tupungatito, Tupungato
      • **Refer to CLIMATE/ Altitudes For Additional Information.
  • SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Sand, Limestone, Loam, Clay, Schist, Granite
    • Indian Cement- Compacted Mixture of Sands, Gravel, Clay and Chalk
  • CLIMATE–  Continental,Semi-Desert, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°), +RAIN/ 5-10 Inches
    • *Summers– Warm, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold
    • +WINDS/ ~Trivento~ Name For the 3 Winds That Effect Mendoza.
      • ~Zonda~ Warming Western Wind That Sweeps Down Off the Andes Mountains.
      • ~Polar~ Cold Wind From the South.
      • ~Sudestrada~ South-East Wind That Comes From the Atlantic.
  • VITICULTURAL 59,000ha., (80% of Argentina Production)
    • CHALLENGES– Freeze-Early/ Late Season, Hail
    • Most of Mendoza is On Un-Grafted/ Original Rootstock.
  • HISTORY  ~Huarpe Indians~  Original Inhabitants of the Valley of Huentata.(Mendoza)
    • 1883 @Mendoza/ Buenos Aries Modern Railroad
      • Finally Reached Mendoza From Buenos Aires Transforming the Wine Industry.  Large Amounts of Wine Where Able to Be Dispersed to the Rest of Argentina.
    • 1884 @Mendoza Bodegas Escorihuela Gason & Mallmnn’s Opened.
  • CULTURE– 
    • PIONEERS~ ~Nicolas Catana~ Credited For Putting Argentina On the Worlds Wine Map.
      • ~Jose Alberta Zuccardi~ Leader of New Modern Wine Movement In Argentina.
    • ACADEMIC~ ~Catena Institute of Wine~    @Mendoza
        • Specialization~ Malbec and High Altitude Viticulture and Viniculture.
    • FESTIVALS~ ~Argentina Grape Harvest Festival~ (March/ Mendoza)

Northern Mendoza

LAS HERAS GI.     @Las Heras

  • WHITE= Torrontes, Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, @Hw.#40
    • North-West of Mendoza-City(   km.)
  • VITICULTURE-   ? haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

LAVALLE GI.     @Villa Tulumaya

  • WHITE= Torrontes
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, @Hw.#40
    • North-West of Mendoza-City(   km.)
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

GUAYMALLEN GI.     @Guaymallen

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
    • North-West of Mendoza-City(.   km.)
  • VITICULTURE-   ? haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

GODOY CRUZ GI.      @Godoy Cruz

  • WHITE=  Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
  • VITICULTURE-  ?   haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers

MAIPU GI.     @Maipu

  • WHITE=   ?
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, Contiguous to Mendoza
    • Multi-Appellation
    • Sub-Zones- Barrancas DO., Lunlunta DO., El Paraiso DO., Russels DO.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, On~Mendoza~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, ”Sedimentary
  • VITICULTURE-  ? haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Antigal, Bodegas Lopez, Familia Cecchin, Finca Flichman, Pascual Toso, Proemio, Trapiche, Trivento, Zuccardi
    • Vineyards- Libertad
  • LUNLUNTA GI.     @Lunlunta
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Torrontes
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Nebbiolo, Syrah
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Maipu DO.(South-West)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ HillyOn~Mendoza~River~
      • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains/ Lunlunta Hills, +Alt. 900mt.
    • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Sand, Clay, Limestone
    • VITICULTURE-  ? haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Angelica, Vina Alicia Morena, Zapata
  • El PARAISO GI.     @
    • WHITE= ?  |    RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Maipu DO.(South)
    • VITICULTURE-   ? haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers-
  • BARRANCAS GI.     @Barrancas
    • WHITE=  ?
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Maipu DO.(South)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 750mt.
    • VITICULTURE-  ?   haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Finca Flichman, Pascual Toso

SAN MARTIN GI.     @San Martin

  • WHITE= Cereza, Criolla Grande
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, East of Mendoza-City(15km.)
    • BORDERS-Maipu DO.(West), Junin DO.(South-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 650mt.- 750mt., On~Mendoza~River~
  • VITICULTURE-haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-

JUNIN GI.     @San Martin

  • WHITE= ?  |   RED= Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, East of Mendoza-City(15km.)
    • BORDERS-San Martin DO.(North-East), Rivadavia DO.(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE- ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Bodegas Esmeralda(Tilia)

RIVADAVIA GI.     @Rivadavia

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
    • BORDERS-Junin DO.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, On~Tunuyan River/ Mendoza~River~
  • VITICULTURE-   ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

SANTA ROSA GI.     @Santa Rosa

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- RollingOn~Tunuyan~River~
  • VITICULTURE-haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

La PAZ GI.     @La Paz

  • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE-  ? haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

ALTA De REO MENDOZA GI.     @

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY– Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-

RUSSEL GI.     @Lunlunta

  • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Maipu DO.(South-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE-   ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-

LASHERAS GI.     @Lasheras

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, REGION-Cuyo, PROVINCE-Mendoza
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Casa Bianchi, Manos Negras, Masi(Multi-National), Gascon, Crois(Susan Balbo)

LUJAN De CUYO DOC.      @Lujan de Cujo

  • WHITE= Chardonnay 5%, Chenin Blanc, Riesling
  • RED= Malbec 49%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%, Merlot 5%, Cabernet Franc, Criolla, Petit Verdot, Tannat
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza,  LATITUDE: 33°S
    • South of Mendoza(10km.), Non-Contiguous(?)
    • Sub-Zones- Agrelo DO., Las Compuertas DO., Perdriel DO., Ugarteche DO., Vistalba DO.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, On~Rio~Mendoza~
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 700mt.-1,300mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary,  Sand Clay, Small Stones
    • Frank(Mix of Sand, Clay, Calcium Cabonate, Humus)
  • CLIMATE- Desert With Continental Influence, +Diurnal Shifts(+35°)
  • VITICULUTRE- 15,507 haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-(Not Found In Demarcated Sub-Zone) Alpamanta, Alta Vista, Belasco de Baquedano, Benegas, Chakana, Chandon(Multi-National), Don Rodolfo, Durigutti, Mendel(E.), Pulenta, Weinert(Produces…Estrella)
    • Vineyards- Eolo(16ha.)
  • CULTURE-
    • ACADEMIC~ ~Universiade Nacional de Cuyo~  @Valley de Cuyo
      • *Specialization~ Collaboration With UC. Davis


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Las COMPUERTAS GI.     @Las Compuertas

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Riesling
  • RED= Cabernet Bouchet, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.(North)
    • South of Mendoza-City(20km.), BORDERS-Vistalba DO.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,100mt., On~Mendoza~River~
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Silt, Clay
    • Frank(Mix of Sand, Clay, Calcium Cabonate, Humus)
  • VITICULTURE-   ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Alta Vista, Durigutti(E.), Luigi Bosca
    • Vineyards- Afincado, Alizarine, Finca Los Cuneo

VISTALBA GI.     @Lujan de Cuyo

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • RED= Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Clay, Sand, Clay
    • Frank(Mix of Sand, Clay, Calcium Cabonate, Humus)
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Fabre Montmayou, Luigi Bosca, Kaiken, Nieto, Malbec de Angeles(E.), Trapiche, Vistalba

PERDRIEL GI.     @Perdriel

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Semillon
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.(North)
    • @Route#40
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ HillyOn~Mendoza~River~(South)
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 900mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary
    • Loams, Gravel, Clay, With Riverbed Stone Sub-Soil
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-  Achaval Ferrer(Produces...Finca Mirador, Finca Bella Vista, Finca Altamira), Krontiras, Matervini, Norton(E.), Terrazas de los Andes(E./ ProducesCheval Blanc), Vino Cobos(Bramare Marchiori)
    • Vineyards- Marchiori, Uxmal

AGRELO GI.     @Agrelo

  • WHITE= Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.(Central)
    • South of Mendoza-City(35km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 900mt.- 1,000mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sandy Loam, Gravel
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Desert Influences, +Diurnal Shifts(+40°)
  • VITICULTURE-   ? haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Aleanna, Alto Vista, Argento, Belasco de Baquedano, Borges, Cadus, Casarena, Chakana(E.), Chandon(Multi-National), Decero, Luca, Mendel, Pulenta(E.), Septima, Susana Balbo(E./Dominio del Plata), Tikal, Trapezio, Vinos Cobos(E.), Vinas la Perdices, Zapata
    • Vineyards- Brioso, Enemigo, El Jarrillal, Lauren’s, Naoki’s, Owen’s, Remolinos, Serenade, Torcazas, Uxmal

UGARTECHE GI.     @Ugarteche

  • WHITE= Cereza, Chardonnay, Criolla Grande, Semillon
  • RED= Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Tannat
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.(Central)
    • South of Mendoza-City(40km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ Andes Mountains/ Lunlunta Hills, +Alt.900mt.
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Caligiore, Dona Paula, La Posta Angel, Tapiz
    • Vineyards- Paulucci, Salix

CHARCRAS CORIA GI.     @Charcras Coria

  • WHITE=  ?
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.
  • VITICULTURE- ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Canepa Martin, Clos de Chacras, Pulmary

MAYOR DRUMOND GI.     @Mayor Drumond

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza, In Lujan de Cuyo DO.
  • VITICULTURE-   ? haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Lagarde, Luigi Bosca
    • Vineyards- Finca Drummond


South-West Mendoza

VALLE De UCO      @Tunuyan

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Torrontes, Viognier
  • RED= Malbec 33%, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Criolla Chica, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Touriga Nacional, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West), (55km. Long & 22km. Wide)
    • DEPARTMENTS-San Carlos, Tunuyan, Tupungato, South of Mendoza-City(90km.)
    • Sub-Zones- Altamira GI., La Consulta GI., San Carlos GI., Tupungato GI., Tunuyan DI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Uco)
    • Uco Valley is a Valley That’s In Front of a Small Range (Frontal Cordillera) In Front of a Larger Mountain Range. (Principal Cordillera)
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 900mt.-1,300mt., 1,000mt.-1,200mt.(Sweet Spot)
    • On~Las Tunas/ Tunuyan~River~Tributary~Tupungato~River~
    • VOLCANISM~Mt. Tupungato~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Clay, Silt, Sand, Gravel, Stony, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Continental+Diurnal Shifts(+40°)
  • VITICULTURAL- 28,500ha. Planted,  (White 20%/ Red 80%)
    • CHALLENGES– Irrigation, Hail
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Estate/ Producers- (Not Found In Demarcated Sub-Zone)- Alta Vista\
    • Vineyards- Temis(19ha.)
  • CULTURE-
    • PIONEERS~ ~Felipe Rutini~
      • 1885, Italian Immigrant, One of First People to Plant Vines In the Valley.


**Valle de Uco Images Courtesy of Delong Maps, Purchase Wine Maps at Delongwine.com


TUPUNGATO GI.     @Tupungato

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Torrontes, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
    • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), DEPARTMENT-Tupungato
    • Sub-Zones- El Peral DO., Gualtallary DO., @Route#40 & #86
    • BORDERS-Tunuyan DO.(South), Multi-Appellation,  South of Mendoza-City(65km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ HillyOn~Las Tunas/ Eponymous~River~
    • SLOPES/ Andes/ Sierra del Jaboncillo +Alt. 1,000mt.-1,500mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sand, Gravel, Chalk
  • VITICULTURE- 5,250haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Andeluna, Cuatro Manos(Nat.Pro.), Cuvelier los Andes, Fabre, Finca Ferrer, Finca Sophenia, Gouguenheim, Masi, Rutini, Salentein, Rutini, Trivento, Vaglio, Zorzal
    • Vineyards– Clima Limite(Zorzal/ 2,000mt.), Los Ponchos, San Pablo
  • CULTURE- Monks & Monasteries ~Monasterio del Cristo Orante~

  • La CARRERA GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(NorthWest)
  • SAN JOSE GI.     @San Jose
    • WHITE= ?  |   RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco, In Tupungato DO.(North)
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Lurton, Dassault, Rothchild, Rolland, La Posta
  • VILLA BASTIAS GI.     @Villa Bastias
    • WHITE=  ?  |   RED= Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West),
      • In Valle de Uco DO., In Tupungato DO.(North)
    • VITICULTURE-  ?   haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers-
  • La ARBOLEDA GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(North-West)
  • EL PERAL GI.      @Tupungato
    • WHITE= ?  |   RED= Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(WestCentral,) @Hw.#86
    • VITICULTURE-  ?   haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Bodega Aleanna(Catena)
      • Vineyards- Gran Enemigo
  • GUALTALLARY GI.     @Gualtallary
    • WHITE= Chardonnay 11%, Sauvignon Blanc 3%, Riesling, Torrontes, Viognier
    • RED= Malbec 48%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(SouthWest)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly
      • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 900mt.-1,500mt., On~Las Tunas~River~
    • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Chark, Limestone
        • Calcareous Deposits of Marine Fossils.
    • CLIMATE-Continental
    • VITICULTURE- 5,245ha./ 2,250haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Altos Las Hormigas, Andeluna, Aleanna, Bemberg, Benegas, Bonnesant, Catena, Dona Paula, El Enemigo, Finca Ferrer(E./317ha.), Finca Sophenia, Gen de Alma, Gen Fuerza Tranquila, Luca, Michelini i Muffato, Nico, Passional Wine, Raffy, PerSe, Riglos, Rutini(400ha.), Sophenia(130ha.), Trapiche, Vinos Potrero, Zuccardi, Zorzal
      • Vineyards- Adrianna(8.8ha.), Ameri, La Cautiva, Finca Alluvia, Finca Las Divas, Gran Enemigo, Monasterio, Nosotros, RutiniEstate
  • CORDON Del PLATA GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(South-East)
  • El ZAMPAL GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(East-Interior)

TUNUYAN GI.     @Tunuyan

  • WHITE=  Chardonnay, Marsanne, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
    • In Valle de Uco DO.(Central), DEPARTMENT-Tunuyan
    • BORDERS-Tupungato(North), San Carlos(South), Multi-Appellation
    • Sub-Zones- Los Arboles DO., Chacayes DO., Vista Flores DO.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 800mt.- 1,200mt.
    • On~Tunuyan~Rio~(North)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Volcanic, Alluvial, Clay, Rock
  • VITICULTURE 4,550haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Alandes, Antucura, Salentein, Zuccardi

  • SAN PABLO GI.      @
    • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
    • RED= Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tunuyan DO.(North)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- +Alt. 1,400mt.- 1,500mt.
    • VITICULTURE ? haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Salentein
      • Vineyards- Los Nogales(2.5ha.)
  • Los ARBOLES GI.     @Los Arboles
    • WHITE= Chardonnay
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO., In Tunuyan DO.(North-West)
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Navarro Correas, Vinos Cobos(Bramare Chanares)
      • Vineyards- Chanarese
  • VILLA SECA GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(North)
  • Las PINTADAS GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(North-West)
  • Los CHACAYES GI.      @
    • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
    • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO., In Tunuyan DO.(Central)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, +Alt. 1,015mt.-1,300mt., On~Tunuyan~Rio~
    • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial Stones, Colluvial Gravel, Sandy Loam, Limestone
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Aleanna, Cadus, Corazon Del Sol, El Enemigo, Finca Los Carolinos, Piedra Negra, Super Uco, Tinot Negro
      • Vineyards- Finca Vina Vida, Gran Enemigo, Limestone Block, Revana
  • Los SAUCES GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(Central-Interior)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, +Alt. 1,100mt.
    • VITICULTURE- 
      • Estates/ Producers- Trivneto
      • Vineyards- Gaudeo
  • COLONIA Las ROJA GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(East)
  • CAMPO De Los ANDES GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In Tupungato DO.(South-West)
  • VISTA FLORES GI.     @Vista Flores
    • WHITE= Chardonnay
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO., In Tunuyan DO.(South)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt.
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Bodega de Arte, Cuvelier Los Andes(Nat.Pro.), Diam Andes, Finca el Origen, Flechas de los Andes, Michel Rolland, Riglos, Salentein, Piedra Negra(Francois Lurton), Zuccardi
      • Vineyards- Tani, Temis

SAN CARLOS GI.     @San Carlos

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Melot, Malbec, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
    • Valle de Uco DO.(South), DEPARTMENT-San Carlos
    • BORDERS-Tunuyan(North), Multi-Appellation
    • Sub-Zones- La Consulta DO., Paraje Altamira DO., Eugenio Bustos DO.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt., On~Tunuyan~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary
  • VITICULTURE- 8,600haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Aleanna, Escorlhuela Gascon, Finca La Celia, La Luz
    • Vineyards- El Cepillo
  • CULTURE-  First Malbec Grapes From France Where Said to Be Planted Here.

  • LA CONSULTA GI.   @La Consulta
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Torrontes
    • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • Valle de Uco DO.(North), In San Carlos DO.(North),  @Hw.#40
      • Sub-Zones- Pareje Altamira DO.
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly
      • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,066mt., On~Tunuyan~River~
    • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Altocedro, Heho, Luca Nico, Rutini, Teho, Trapiche, Vina Cobos(Bramare Rebon), Zapata
      • Vineyards- Lo Bello, Finca Labored, Rosas Family, Rebon, Tinto Negro, Tomal, Trapiche, Valverde, Zapata
    • PAREJE ALTAMIRA GI.     @La Consulta
      • WHITE= Chardonnay 7%, Sauvignon Blanc 2%, Semillon
      • RED= Malbec 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 15%, Pinot Noir 4%, Cabernet Franc, Syrah
      • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
        • In San Carlos DO.(North), In La Consulta DO.
      • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
        • SLOPES/ Andes Mountains, +Alt. 1,000mt.-1,400mt., On~Tunuyan~River~
      • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Volcanic, Ancient River Bed, Alluvial
      • VITICULTURE- 9,290ha./ 2,786haPlanted
        • Estates/ Producers- Altos las Hormigas, Caro(Catena & Rothschild), Chakana, Los Clop, Durigutti, Escorihuela, Finca La Celia, Gimenez Riili, Manos Negras, Mendel, Rubus, Son Vida, Susana Balbo Vina las Perdices, Tinto Negros, Trivento, Vino de la Luz, Zuccardi(Finca Piedra)(E.)
        • Vineyard- 1955, Ayni, La Escuela, Iluminado, Nicasia, Piedra Infinita(26 ha.), Toko
  • Los INDIOS GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In San Carlos DO.(West)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • PAMPA El CEPILLO GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In San Carlos DO.(South-Interior)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • EUGENIO BUSTOS GI.     @Eugenio Bustos
    • WHITE=  ?  |   RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO., In San Carlos DO., @Hw.#40
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
    • VITICULTURE-  ? haPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Bodega Tamari
  • CHILLECITO GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In San Carlos DO.(South)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • PAREDITAS GI.      @
    • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(South-West)
      • In Valle de Uco DO.(North), In San Carlos DO.(South)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling

Central Mendoza

SAN RAFEAL DOC.    @San Rafael

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Semillon
  • RED= Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(Central)
    • South of Mendoza-City(240km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling, +Alt. 450mt.-800mt.
    • On~Diamante/ Atuel/ Grande Rivers~
  • VITICULTURE- ?  haPlanted,  CHALLANGE– Hail
    • Estates/ Producers- Alfredo Roca, Minamia

GENERAL ALVEAR GI.     @General Alvear

  • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(Central)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-   ?  haPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-

MALARGUE GI.     @Malargue

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY- Argentina, PROVINCE-Mendoza(Central)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-  ?   ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Catena Zapata, Norton, Lamadrid, Tapiz, Terraza, Trapiche, Perdriel


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