Strong garnet red coloured wine. It is rich in aromas and fruity hints from blackcurrant, cherries and blackberry combined with a delicious supple of green pepper, vanilla and toasted notes from its time with French and American oak. A sturdy wine with an harmonious balance of ripe, full and fruity flavours and a lingering finish.
Are located in 25 de mayo - san rafael at 850 mts on a hill favored by constant winds. We source the malbec for this line from two parcels. One is characterized by a soil profile of 90 cm of sand and clay that mix with round rocks and the other has a 30-40cm sand-clay profile that leads to a layer characterized by round rocks, calcareous and some caliche. French rooted vines planted in 2003, conducted on a vsp and irrigated by
drip irrigation. Debudding, leave thinning and cluster thining grant us an aimed yield of 60-70 qq per ha. and excelent maturity.
Funckenhausen Vineyards is the fulfillment of Mr. Kurt Heinlein’s dream, a prestigious Argentine-German businessperson who sought to develop a personal and familiar venture in the wine business to honor his ancestors (Funcke family) and leave a legacy of quality and excellence to the generations to come.
330 has (815 acres) located at 850 meters – 2778 feet on a hill, close to the village of 25 de Mayo, San Rafael, South Mendoza, were the reward of several trips and many miles travelled across the province of Mendoza. Here K.H. would plant vines developing a strong bond with the terroir being explored. Patience and dedication blending with the art and passion from the professional hands of the talented technical team lead to wines that thrive to express as faithful as possible the potential of San Rafael, and more specifically of one of the highest and most renowned estates of the region – the Funckenhausen Vineyards.