Gernot Langes 2017

Bodega Norton

Gernot Langes 2017

Region: Argentina / Mendoza
Grapes: 50% Malbec, 40% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

As Bodega Norton's icon wine, Gernot Langes was named after its owner Gernot Langes Swarovski. This wine is made from a careful selection of the finest Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, picked from Bodega Norton’s oldest estate vineyards. The unique blend is aged in French oak barrels for 16 months and then in bottle for another 14 months. Each of Gernot Langes’s 4,988 numbered bottles expresses the spirit and vision of the winery.

93 Points

Wine Advocate

2017 vintage
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harvest note

The 2017 growing season in Mendoza featured very low yields but very good quality from the grapes that were harvested. The season began with a very cool spring which brought some frosts in September and October. January brought considerably warmer temperatures before returning to historically average temperatures in February and March. The dry summer growing season brought optimal ripeness to the red varietals, which were harvested from early March to mid-April. The wines show good balance between maturity, ripeness, and acidity.

tasting note

Bodega Norton, with its traditional vineyards in Lujan de Cuyo, introduces a wine with red and black fruits aromas. In the palate, we can appreciate a great but balanced structure with acidity and freshness which results in a harmonious combination of the best grapes from Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza.

technical data

GRAPES: 50% Malbec, 40% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
APPELLATION: Lujan de Cuyo
PH: 2.4
ABV: 14.9%
AGING: 100%; 16 months in new French oak barrels over 12 months in bottle

points of distinction

  • A premium rosé-style wine made exclusively from Malbec
  • Grown in the Lujan de Cuyo region of Mendoza
  • From vineyards located over 3,000 feet above sea level
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Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is one of the most awarded Argentinean wine brands in the U.S. with more than 150 international wine awards to date. Bodega Norton combines a modern, state-of-the-art facility with rich heritage and old world charm.

– David Bonomi, Chief Winemaker

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