Only 1.2% of Argentinian wine is produced in Salta, but this production is entirely dedicated to the best quality wines.
Cafayate is the epicenter of high-altitude viticulture Settled in the foothills of the Andes mountain range in Argentina is the fertile Calchaqui Valley, part of the country’s revered Northwest wine region and home to the highest vineyards on the planet.
The vineyards are located at 1,900 meters above sea level, on the West hillside of the Valley. Cafayate has approximately 320 sunny days per year, helping to grow the grapes with organic conditions. This hillside orientation makes the vineyards receive the softer sunlight, achieving a gradual maturation.
Due to its extreme altitude, Cafayate has a big gap between day and night temperatures. This has a strong influence in our wines intense color, expressive aromas and flavors. The rocky soils are also a determinate factor in the quality of our wines.