List of products by brand San Pedro De Yacochuya
The San Pedro de Yacochuya Winery is a small wine-growing enterprise linked to the Etchart family.
Product of the union between the Etchart family and the acclaimed French winemaker Michel Rolland, this winery produces premium wines for export and the local market. The twenty hectares of productive vineyards are located more than 2,000 meters above sea level, making it one of the highest production sites in the world. 80% of the vineyards are dedicated to Malbec, while the rest is destined for Torrontés and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The construction of Bodega San Pedro de Yacochuya began in 1998 and the first production was carried out in 1999. Among its range of wines, the Yacochuya Malbec stands out.
San Pedro de Yacochuya is located about six kilometers northwest of Cafayate, on Provincial Route No. 2 that begins in front of the junction of National Routes 40 and 68.More
Arnaldo Benito Etchart bought the La Florida farm and winery in the first half of the 20th century and it was his son Arnaldo who developed the “Etchart” brand with great success in Argentina and abroad. This winery was sold to the Pernod Ricard group in 1996, and a year earlier, Arnaldo already had the wines of the new venture on the market: San Pedro de Yacochuya, achieving a Premium product of excellent international quality.
The winery is located at more than 2000 meters above sea level, being one of the highest viticulture in the world. There are 20 hectares on the farm: 13 hectares. of Malbec, 4 ha. of Cabernet Sauvignon, 1 ha. of Tannat and 2 ha. of Torrontés.
In 1988, Arnaldo Etchart summoned Michel Rolland to develop the red wines for the Etchart winery. That year begins the relationship of work and friendship, with one of the best winemakers in the world. This was one of Michel's first consultations outside of France.
One of the main characteristics of grapes grown in height is that due to the great intensity of the sun's rays, their skins are generally thicker and this translates into wines with a great structure.
The red wines produced in this terroir are powerful wines, with a lot of body and color. Its aromas are reminiscent of red fruits and spices.Less