Escorihuela Gascón 1884 Viognier
This oak-aged viognier delivers the best aromatic expression with a smooth texture.
750 ml bottle. 100% Viognier from vineyard at Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, at 950 meters above sea level on a homogeneous soil with sandy-loam. 10% in contact with French oak for 6 months. Alcohol 13.80%.
Harvest 2018: Nearly ideal growing conditions in Mendoza delivered well-structured wines. Yellow with bright gold highlights. Complex aromatics with notes of apricot, ripe peaches, honey and orange peels with vanilla hints. Good body and flavours, balanced, with medium acidity. Long and tasty finish.
Escorihuela Gascón, founded in 1884, is the oldest winery in the city of Mendoza. It has collected more than 350 awards during their 135 years of history. Francis Mallmann 1884, awarded with “Latin American 50 Best”, was the first restaurant to open in Mendoza at a winery in 1996. Mallmann, who owns multiple restaurants in South America, United States and France, is Argentina’s most famous chef, known for his open-fire cooking.