A mustdo in Mendoza! 4 wineries, 2 regions: an authentic wine tour to discover Maipu and Lujan de Cuyo wine regions, with 4 hand-crafted wineries. The wine tour ends by a gourmet picnic at Altavista Winery.
- The first mustdo winery Carinae boutique winery in Maipu wine region handled by the French couple Brigitte & Philippe. They welcome us in their lovely vineyard, with Syrah Pergola and olive trees. Amazing Prestige wine and Passito Sicilian style.
Tasting 7-8 wines: Malbec Rosé – Torrontes – Cabernet Sauvignon – Malbec Reserva +Gran reserva – Syrah Reserva + Gran Reserva – Prestige – Passito
- The tour goes on with the visit of Carmelo Patti winery in Lujan de Cuyo. The very mustdo garage winemaker of Mendoza ! Carmelo welcome us in his authentic winery, where he makes great malbec and cabernet sauvignon, and the amazing ‘Gran Assemblage’. No snobbery, just good old wines guided by a real figure.
Tasting 3 wines :Malbec Reserva – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva – Gran Assemblage.
- Our third stop is at Pulmary in Lujan de Cuyo, one of the really first certified organic bodega in the pittoresque and mustdo village of Chacras de Coria. We are welcome by the owner Diana and her son Ramiro the winemaker, also elaborating famous organic and handcraft beers.
Tasting 5 wines : Malbec (tank) – Cabernet Sauvignon (barrel) – Malbec Reserva (barrel) -Rosé sparlking Malbec – Blend Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec
- After all these wine tastings sure you will be hungry! Let’s have a gourmet picnic at the famous Altavista Winery, enjoying the nature and beauty of their square, surrounded by centenary trees. The winery is in the heart of Chacras de Coria, a historical building built in 1899, fully restored in 2003, and with all the cutting-edge winemaking technology. The underground cellars house the French oak wine barrels of Alta Vista. The winery is based on a five square hectare estate, with over 50 hundred-year-old olive trees, and is considered one of Mendoza’s historical sites because it represents the architecture of 19th-century wineries.
As we said… the must-do wine tour in Mendoza !
What about make your holidays the best ever adding to this wine tour another mustdo with the fabulous and unique Gaucho Day horseback riding ?