Vineyards & Wines
High Altitude Perfected
The vineyards make La Estancia de Cafayate a special place for those who appreciate wine. The property is organically woven around 180 acres (75 hectares) of newly planted (50 hectares) and mature (25 hectares) vineyards, planted in both parral and espalier form. With shared property of the vineyards, each owner of La Estancia de Cafayate enjoys an annual allocation of premium wine. The property’s vineyards have the capacity to produce over 500,000 litres of wine per year.
Cafayate offers ideal conditions for the production of premium wines: remarkable thermal amplitude, high levels of solar radiation, mild breezes and little rain. The grapes of La Estancia de Cafayate are amongst the highest quality grapes in the region and are some of the most sought after by local oenologists.
The vineyards of La Estancia are composed of the following varietals:
- 65 % Malbec
- 15 % Torrontes
- 11 % Cabernet Sauvignon
- 9 % Other Fine Varietals