This exceptional and exclusive wine tour is designed to show you another face of the Uco Valley, fantastic wine area. There we will visit 3 amazing hidden wineries far from mass tourism: The intimate garage winemaker Laureano Gomez, the incredible Lurton Piedra Negra by François Lurton, and the fabulous Casa Petrini Lodge for a gourmet lunch …
This is an exclusive wine tour !
- We first visit the Laureano Gomez winery. The famous garage Winemaker, Laureano welcome us himself in his charming winery for an horizontal and vertical barrel tasting. Pinot Noir, Merlot and great Malbec will be your best friends. Laureano will reveal all the secrets of how making a good traditional wine in this fantastic Terroir of Uco Valley.
- Tasting 6/7 wines : Barrel + tank : Pinot Noir – Merlot- Malbec – Blend.
- Our second visit is for Piedra Negra winery, located in Los Chacayes famous terroirs, which belongs to the prestigious François Lurton Family. The best place to be for a private tasting that will allow you to taste from the cask each varietals of the Gran Lurton white, and uncork the incredible icon wine of the winery : ‘Chacayes’. The visit begin with a glass of fresh Pinot gris on the terrace where we can understand all the complexity of Lurton’s vineyards while admiring the impressive Andes. A luxurious place, with an exclusive tasting designed just for our agency.
- Tasting 8-10 wines : Tank tasting, barrel tasting + premium/icon wines.
- We finish our day with AlPasion ; This intimate new lodge & winery opens its doors for a wonderful lunch. Al Pasion with Karim Mussi one of the most prominent, innovative
and passionate winemakers in the region is a truly hidden gem. Chef Hector Ordenes will cook for you a 4-course gourmet meal, with organic vegetables and herbs from their own garden, with high-end wines pairing. A peaceful moment, surrounded but the wild the nature of Uco Valley, at the foothils of the majestic Andes, an unforgettable experience !
- 90 Wine advocate Robert Parker
Gold and Silver Medals in the Argentinean Wine Awards “AWA”2016 // Gold Medal and Silver (95-88 points) by Decanterl