2013 Gran Enemigo Agrelo Cabernet Franc Mendoza 750ml
Unit price: €93,87 / Liter
Argentine Fine Wine - - For severaldecades,Argentinais oneof the majorwine growingcountries in the worldandtakesthe5thPlace behindItaly,France,Spain andthe USA.The Argentinewineproductionlies withinthe SouthAfricanrankingsbefore thebetter-knownwine-growingcountryin Europe,Chileat number one.Atnearly 220,000acresof vineyardsare produced each yearbetween13.5 million(2004)and14.7 million(2006)hectoliters of wine.This amountcorrespondstoabout 5%of the world'swinecrowd.While the amountof producedwhiteshas stagnatedsince 2000, doubled in thesame period,the amountofred winesproducedfrom just under4 million toover 9 millionhectoliters.
Until 20yearsin practice onlysimple bulkwineswere producedfor the local market.Convincingsince the early1990s,and qualitywinesin the export market.In 2004,theSouth Americancountryexportedwine worth431million U.S.dollars.
The highlyfragmentedvineyardsextend approximatelyfrom Saltain thenorth to theprovinceof Chubutin the south.They formin the westalong thefoothills of theAndes,a stripwith a lengthof 1750km anda widthof 100kilometers.