Vintage: 2013
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Appellation: Uco Valley
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 50% cabernet / 50% malbec
Organic: Practicing
Biodynamic: Practicing
Vineyard: All the grapes are grown in vineyards from the Uco Valley in Altamira, La Consulta and Vista Flores. The vineyards are all ungrafted and have and average age of 26 years.
Orientation: The average atitude for the vines in Jubilo is 3550 feet.
Viticulture: Hand harvested
Vinification: no fining and no filtering.
Aging: 12 months in French oak. 70% is new and 30% is second use.
Notes: Jubilo is Ernesto Catena's ultimate expression through wine. Jubilo means "rejoice" or joy and this is what Ernesto hopes you get from his 50/50 Cab/Malbec blend. The wine is lush, rich and concentrated with fruit.
Publication: Other Press
Rating: 91 (Suckling)
I like the blueberry and violet aromas to this red with full body, firm tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Lovely fruit intensity. Drink now.