Semillón 2017

EL ENEMIGO

Semillón
2017

$39.00*

* Suggested retail price
Product code
94560
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Unavailable
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Dénomination origine (DOC)
Region
Mendoza
Varietal(s)
Sémillon 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

El Enemigo, “the enemy”. The struggle that most defines us in our lives is the one that we wage with our selves. We are all our own worst enemies. This is the credo behind the name on the label. The wines of El Enemigo are enigmatic, charismatic, and verging on iconoclastic. In that way the wines reflect their maker, Alejandro Vigil, an almost Picasso-like personality. “Ale”, as he is known, is the head winemaker at the iconic Bodega Catena Zapata, but he has many loves. He consults,...

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Notes about product

Grown on clay soils in the Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo vineyards at 930m/3051 ft elevation (high density).

Winemaking notes

Pressed and put in barrels that consisted of 10% new and 90% used oak. Wild yeast was used during fermentation. The wine was aged for 17 months, 20% under veil (225liter barrels).

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 95 points -

March 2019

This is very pretty with waxy, dried-lemon and clove aromas that follow through to a full body, layered fruit and bright acidity. Some vanilla from the oak gives it complexity and depth. Creamy texture.

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