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Vineyards: estate grown at Finca Río Seco, Cafayate, located at 5,740 feet (1,750 meters) above sea level.
Yield: 5 tons per hectare.
Harvest Date: second half of March.
Fermentation: pre-fermentation cold maceration for 48 hours. Average temperature during fermentation 23º C, with final temperature of 28º C. Maceration for 15 days.
Aging: 12 months in new oak barrels; 50% French and 50% American.
Alcohol: 14,60%; Acidity: 5,25 g/l; PH: 3.52.
Production: 13.082 bottles
Color: attractive and elegant ruby red with black edges.
Nose: notes of leather with a secondary level of red fruits and spices.
Mouth: intense attack, medium structure with balanced acidity. The tannins are very sweet and smooth.
"The 2005 Laborum Syrah is dark ruby-colored with a perfume of spice box, mineral, game, and blueberry, Supple and smoothly-textured, the wine has plenty of rich fruit, savory flavors, excellent concentration, and 2-3 years of aging potential. Drink it from 2011 to 2020." -Rated 91, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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