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Valley de Uco is a viticultural region southwest of Mendoza City in Argentina. It is widely considered one of the top wine regions in Mendoza, and all of Argentina. The average temperature is 14ÂșC and altitudes range from 900 meters to 1,200 meters above sea level.[1] The combination of high elevation, alluvial soils, irrigation sourced from the Andes Mountains, a long growing season ~ over 250 sunny days a year, little rain and vast temperature differences between day and night are all conducive to growing quality wine grapes. These climate and geography elements come together to provide excellent fruit ripening and concentration, developing colors, aromas, flavors and textures resulting in wines that are deep in color, intense in aromas and rich in flavors.

References

  1. ^ Michel Rolland & E. Chrabolowsky (2208) Wines of Argentina, pg. 93-94 Mirrol SA, Buenos Aires, Argentina


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