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WINERY & VINEYARDS

Amalaya is a modern, practical and functional winery, characterised with various soils and microclimates, located in Cafayate, Salta. At an altitude of 1,800 metres above sea level, it has a production capacity of around 1,930,000 litres in two lines; one for red wine in small concrete vessels and another for white wine in stainless steel tanks. The Total size is of 3,000 m², of which 7,000 m3 are refrigerated. It is equipped with a cooling chamber for the harvest, grape and cluster selection conveyor belts and the latest production technology arranged in a modern, practical and functional manner.
Amalaya has two vineyards: Las Mercedes and San Isidro. There are 107 hectares planted and a hundred more will be grown in the next years. The varieties grown include Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Bonarda, Syrah, Torrontés and Riesling among others.
VINEYARD LAS MERCEDES
Varieties: Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Torrontes.

Climate: Semiarid-desertic with annual precipitation between 120 mm and 180 mm, relative humidity between 15% and 33% and daily thermal amplitude between 18ºC and 33ºC. Maximum temperatures of 35°C.
Soil: Very deep, sandy flat soils, gently sloped eastwards.
Irrigation System: Drip irrigation system solely fed by 250-metre deep perforations that guarantee excellent water quality and supply.

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VINEYARD SAN ISIDRO
Varieties: Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Tannat, Torrontés, Barbera, Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Climate: Semiarid-desertic with annual precipitation between 120 mm and 180 mm, relative humidity between 15% and 33% and daily thermal amplitude between 18ºC and 33ºC. Maximum temperatures of 35°C.
Soil:Piedmont, alluvial, Sandy and sandy loam soils. Deep, rocky soils. Poor soils low in nitrogen with good concentrations of potassium and minerals. Irregular topography with compound slopes.
Irrigation System:Drip irrigation system from a reservoir that feeds from natural spring waterfalls coming from the Andean foothills.

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