Galileo Private Vineyard Estates is a boutique 10 acre private vineyard estate that produces premium and barrel fermented super premium wines. The Vineyard is the result of a desire to create very high end super premium and barrel fermented wines to be served at our boutique hotel’s wine bar in Bariloche www.galileoboutiquehotel.com; alongside a broad selection of high end Argentine wines from Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia to be enjoyed by the fireplace with a delectable selection of hams, cheeses and Hors d’Oeuvres before going up to the hotel’s astronomical observatory to hear our astronomer talk about the constellations.
Galileo is one of the older private vineyard estates inside the Vines of Mendoza cooperative of private vineyard estates. www.vinesofmendoza.com; Galileo has been producing high quality premium and super premium grapes for 8 years.
This 10 acre property is 50% planted with Malbec, the signature grape of Argentina which finds its best expression in Mendoza, 20% with Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. All of these grapes are farmed as low yield, premium and super premium quality grapes. The property is located in Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina, home to several of South America’s award winning wines.
The Uco Valley is a key wine-growing region of Mendoza, Argentina. Located in a valley an hour’s drive south from the city of Mendoza, the region is home to the production of some of Mendoza’s most famous wines. Argentina’s icon grape variety of Malbec finds one of its best expressions in the Uco Valley, producing terroir-driven red wines with a distinctive floral aroma. The region is home to several of Argentina’s top producers. Attracted by the excellent climate and soil quality, newcomers with historic Bordeaux-based names such as Lurton, Dassault, Rothschild and Rolland have given Uco Valley a firm place on the international wine map.