Domingo Molina is a family run winery based high up in the Andes Mountains, in the Calchaquies Valley, near Salta, Argentina. The 3 Domingo brothers. Osvaldo, Gabriel and Rafael, bring a wealth of experience in viticulture and wine making to their winery.
The vineyards are located near Salta and range from an altitude of 1600 to 2300 metres. The high altitude is good for the vines as it ensures that there is little rain and over 300 days of sunshine a year. Add to that wide swings in the diurnal temperatures and you have a recipe for healthy grapes. The vineyards for the Domingo Molina wines are situated at over 2000 metres.
The Cabernet Sauvignon is from organically farmed vineyards and made using native yeasts. The wine is fermented in cement tanks and then aged in second use French oak barrels for 8 months. The result is wine that has a gently oak influence but still lets the fruit come through on the palate. There is a slight smoky note to the wine which makes it great for barbeques.
The Domingo Molino Cabernet Sauvignon is currently available in the Wine Vault for £20.