A great and stylish wine with an intense and deep vibrant red ruby colour. The nose presents typical varietal aromas with hints of pepper notes and ripe red fruits. The mouthfeel combines gentle tannins with an excellent acidity and a balanced finish.
Our vineyards are located in 25 de Mayo - San Rafael at 850 MASI in a desert climate region that registers a high temperature amplitude. Planted on a hill they are favored by constant winds. The malbec for this line is selected from a parcel characterized by a soil profile of 120 cm of sand and clay that mixes with round rocks. French rooted vines planted in 2003, conducted on a VSP and irrigated by drip irrigation with meltwater from the Andes. The yield is stabilized at 7 kg per hectare.
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.