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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100% Malbec grapes from Gualtallary, Tupungato at a 1470m/ 4822ft elevation. Calcareous, Deep- Calcareous. Rocky soil.
Wild yeast fermentation with a maximum temperature at 29º C / 84º F for 20 days, with 30 days of maceration. The wine is then aged 15 months in 100 year old foudre.
Rich and concentrated, it offers aromas of black fruit, cherry and dark berryfruit on the nose followed in the palate by a full-bodied wine with flavors of spice, blackberry, black cherry, pepper and a slight floral character. The finish is elegant and lengthy.