Vistalba Corte B

Bodega Vistalba Corte B


  • The vineyards are located on the Vistalba Estate in Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza.
  • The terroir has soils of alluvial origin with an upper layer of silty clay loam composition, and then the ridge is dominated by a conglomerate with abundant presence of pebbles and covered by a layer of calcium carbonate.
  • The vineyards are located 995 meters above sea level.
  • The Malbec and Bonarda grapes come from vines that are over 75 years old, while the Cabernet Sauvignon comes from 25 year old vines.
  • Sustainable vineyard management is used, avoiding the use of herbicides and pesticides.

Varietal Composition: 68% Malec, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Bonarda

Elaboration: Double Guyot training and pruning. Traditionally fermented in cement vessels, without epoxy. Pre-fermentative maceration in the dryer for 3 days, work on the cap carried out through pumping over and trampling. Vinification temperature of 25°C. In addition, micro-vinifications were carried out in barrels. Aging in 35 liter barrels and 500 liter barrels for 15 months in oak barrels, 20% new.

Tasting Notes: Color is granite red with violet reflections. Aromas of ripe red plums stand out, with notes of dried apricot peaches and dried fruits. Sweet on the entry, good structure and acidity. Velvety tannins. Large and persistent finish.


2019 – 92 James Suckling | 92 Vinous | 90 Wine Advocate

2020 – 92 James Suckling | 90 Wine Enthusiast


Bodega Vistalba was founded in Mendoza in 2003 by Carlos Pulenta, third generation of a traditional winery family. He built the winery on a family farm in Vistalba Luján de Cuyo Mendoza and thus began to pour all of his experience and passion for making wine into a family project.

Today, Paula Pulenta, fourth generation of the Pulenta family, is in charge of the Winery and together with a team of professionals maintain a strong presence in countries on all continents.

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