Bodega Humberto Canale S.A. Humberto Canale Winery

Zapiola 4248, 1429 Buenos Aires
Argentina

This company is co-exhibitor of
Wines of Argentina Vinos de Argentina AC

Hall map

ProWein 2018 hall map (Hall 9): stand C68, stand E87

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ProWein 2018 fairground map: Hall 9

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.07  OTHER WINES
  • 01.07.03  Branded wines
  • 02  SPARKLING WINES
  • 02.04  Sparkling wine

Sparkling wine

Our products

Product category: Sparkling wine

Humberto Canale

Sparkling Sweet Rose

Blend
: 52 % Semillón, 36 % Chardonnay, 12 % Pinot Noir.

Vineyard location
: General Roca, Rio Negro Patagonia Argentina.

Harvest
: End of February. Carefully handpicked selected grapes, immediately taken to the winery in small containers 2 Km away
from the vineyards Vinerad yield: 90 Q per ha.

Elaboration
: Charmat Method.

Tasting Notes:

Bright light pink with violet notes, intense fruity notes, mostly red fruits such us plum and berries.
Nice balance between acidity and sweetness gives the necessary freshness and makes it attractive to be consume at any time.

Pairing
:
This sparkling is ideal as an aperitif or to go with desserts, blue
cheese, fruits and biscuits.
Service temperature: 4-6 °C

Techincal Notes:

Alcohol: 12.0 % vol.
Sugar: 50 gr. /lt.
Total acidity: 6.30 gr. /lt.
PH: 3.1

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Product category: Branded wines

Pinot Noir Rose Finca Sol

Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir

Vineyard location
: These Pinot Noir vines thrive under the pure Patagonian sunlight in Argentina. The Rio Negro High Valley is
known for its limestone and alluvial rich soils. The grapes ripen slowly while developing rich red fruit flavors, exceptional acid
and balance.

Harvest: First week of March. The grapes are harvested carefully by hand into small bins, then delivered immediately to the
winery just 1 kilometer away from the vineyard.

Yield
: 80 Q per hectare.

Crafting
: The grapes arrive at the winery in small containers to protect the integrity of the fruit. After destemming, they undergo
the process of maceration for only 30 minutes in a pneumatic press to achieve the subtle pale rose color. The juice is then
introduced into concrete vats where it is fermented at controlled temperatures (14° to 16°C) for 15-days. The wine is cold-stabilized and filtered before bottling.

Aging potential
: Ready to be enjoyed immediately, but can be aged up to 4 years in ideal temperature and humidity conditions.

Tasting notes
: The color is a soft pink tone, with light salmon notes. Intense red fruit aroma, reminiscent of cherries and strawberries. On the palate it is fresh, balanced and elegant, with an intense fruit character, and a persistent yet harmonic finish. This wine showcases the potential Patagonian Pinot Noir has to create unique Rose wines that speak of where they come from.

Pairing notes: Smoked salmon, Trout, Seabass or Pout. White grilled meat and hard cheeses.
Suggested serving temperature: between 10-14 ° C

Technical notes
:
Alcohol content: 13.3% vol.
Total acidity: 5.85 g/L
Residual sugar: 1.95 g/L

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Product category: Branded wines

Centenium 2005

Blend: The winery developed this outstanding blend with our best selections of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec grapes to celebrate its 100-year anniversary, in 2009, as homage to its founder and pioneer in the Argentine Patagonia, the engineer Humberto Canale.

Vineyard location: Winery owned vineyards in General Roca, Alto Valle del Río Negro, Patagonia. The Malbec vines are 31 years old, the Merlot ones are 37 years old, and the Cabernet Franc ones are 15 years old.

Harvest: Merlot: late March, Malbec: first week of April, Cabernet Franc : late
March

Yield: 6.000 Kgs per hectare

Crafting: The project to elaborate a high-end wine to celebrate the century of the winery started in 2004. We pictured a wine that was a blend of the best varietals in the Argentine Patagonia, the Merlot, together with Argentina’s signature grape, the Malbec, and with a subtle addition of Cabernet Franc to give further complexity and elegance. With this idea in mind, we selected three premium plots in the vineyard, which from the pruning to the de-budding of the vines were subject to meticulous care. Throughout all the process, we not only had the crafting of the wine in mind, but also all those elements that connect us to our predecessors, such as the love for the wine and the family tradition, which has been the foundation of our family- based company along the different generations, added to the desire and effort focused on improvement and progress.
The Merlot varietal in the blend was aged in American oak casks for 18 months. The Malbec and Cabernet Franc were aged in French oak. After the final blend, the wine was bottled in September 2006, in 1500 ml magnum bottles, imported from Italy and especially chosen for the product. It was further aged in the bottles till May 2009 in temperature and humidity controlled cellars.

Ageing potential: 15 years in optimal temperature and humidity conditions.

Tasting notes:
The result of all this careful crafting is a magnificent nectar whose main characteristics are: a deep red color with pronounced purple reflections, comfiture of red and black berries on the nose, with notes of chocolate and vanilla, layered with hints of spice that give the wine an elegant complexity. It isb unctuous on the palate, with mature sweet tannins. It is an elegant and well-structured wine; the finish is long and persistent. In sum, a wine of great personality and a long life. 

Pairing notes: It is ideal to pair with any type of red meat, chicken, duck and all types of pastas.

Suggested serving temperature: 16° to 18° C

Technical notes:
Alcohol content: 14 % vol.
Total acidity; 4.95 g/L
Residual sugar: 2.65 g/L

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About us

Company details

history: pioneer in patagonia wine terroir

Humberto Canale’s name is intimately connected to the growth of Argentina and the industrial development of Patagonia, a project that become real after the construction of the railway, that connected this remote, worlds Southernmost, lands with the rest of the country.

Locate in the middle of an oasis in the High Valley of Negro River, the winery has its origin in 1909. Little after the Desert Campaign (1878-1885) when his founder, Humberto Canale, settled up and helped develop the irrigation system in the area, between 1898 and 1904.
 
His long term vision led him to buy 200 hectares in this wild location and import the necessary equipment to develop the viticulture in the region. In 1912 vineyards were already planted and by mid XX century its image was consolidated.

By injecting a good deal of professional know how into the valley's activities he managed to promote investigation and creativity, thus allowing the world to see that the region possessed a special terroir that gave birth to different, very characteristic wines.

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