2018 Canto de Luna  -  La Carrodilla

The Carrodilla Estate

- This estate represents the first certified organic and biodynamic vineyards in Mexico.

 - All of the monovarietal wines are made from estate fruit.

- Their southwestern facing vineyard site is located 11 miles up the Valle de Guadalupe from the Pacific at an elevation of 1,000 ft.

- They are one of the the first wineries in Mexico to make a fully certified organic and biodynamic wine.

- Their organic certifications come from the USDA and CCOF.

- Their biodynamic certification comes from IMO, with a second certification from Demeter planned to take effect in 2020.

- To visit Carrodilla is to visit a true working farm, only part of the project is growing grapes and making wine. 

Total production: 34.5 acres under vine, 7 wines, 3,500 cases

2018 Canto de Luna - La Carrodilla

$20.99Price
  • Tasting Notes and Drinking Window:

    A blend of equal parts Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, blended with and additional 20% of Tempranillo, the naked expression of Syrah in this wine is what defines it's voice.  A stunning nose of smoked meats, bacon fat, violets, black pepper and blueberries serve as an entry point into a seamlessly textured palate of black currant, cherry, tobacco leaf and licorice. Ready to drink now and will hold for half a decade.

    2,500 cases made

    Drinking window: Now - 5 years

  • Vintage:

    2018

  • Blend:

    40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Syrah, 20% Tempranillo

  • Producer:

    La Carrodilla 

  • Winemaker:

    Gustavo Gonzales - Mexican 

  • Vineyards:

    Valle de Ojos Negros - 2,500 ft elevation - red clay and calcareous sand mix. average vine age 19 years. 

  • Aging:

    Fermentation occurred in open top stainless steel tanks over a period of 20 days on skins and seeds. Wine was then racked to stainless tanks and aged for 9 months. 

  • Farming:

    Organic, sustainable 

  • Alcohol:

    14.1%

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Phone: 314 610 4210