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Funckenhausen S.A.

Ruta 150 S/N, 25 de Mayo, San Rafael, 5615 Mendoza
Argentina

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

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

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ProWein 2018 fairground map: Hall 9

Contact

Alejandro Leirado Heinlein

General Manager

Argentina

Phone
+549115388 4254

Email
aleirado@funckenhausen.com

Import-/Exportguide

Exhibitor Categories

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Exporter

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  • 02.01  Europe

Europe

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  • 02.01  Europe
  • 02.01.01  Belgium

Belgium

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  • 02.02  Asia

Asia

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  • 02.02  Asia
  • 02.02.22  China

China

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.02  Asia
  • 02.02.27  Japan

Japan

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.02  Asia
  • 02.02.45  Taiwan

Taiwan

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.03  USA

USA

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.03  USA
  • 02.03.05  California

California

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.03  USA
  • 02.03.14  Illinois

Illinois

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  • 02.03  USA
  • 02.03.34  New York

New York

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  • 02.03  USA
  • 02.03.35  Ohio

Ohio

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.04  Northern and Central America

Northern and Central America

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.04  Northern and Central America
  • 02.04.01  Canada

Canada

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.05  South America

South America

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.05  South America
  • 02.05.01  Argentina

Argentina

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.05  South America
  • 02.05.04  Brazil

Brazil

  • 02  Exporter
  • 02.05  South America
  • 02.05.10  Colombia

Colombia

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.04  SOUTH AMERICA
  • 01.04.01  Argentina
  • 01.04.01.02  CUYO
  • 01.04.01.02.08  Zona Sur

Our products

Product category: Zona Sur

FUNCKENHAUSEN LITERS - THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

FUNCKENHAUSEN relates to our past and to a place where some of our ancestors originally come from. Despite this rather traditional background, the Funckenhausen line of wines best expresses the coexistence of different generations from our family working together at the winery.
Funckenhausen seeks to offer consumers a seasonal blends in a 1 liter bottle , "because 750ml are not enough to share these wines! A different aesthetic approach with the same standard of quality as in all of our other wines.

● Funckenhausen Rose
● Funckenhausen Red Blend

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Product category: Zona Sur

La Espera Premium Wines

This line of wines presents young and fruit forward wines. They reflect the generosity of our terroir highlighting the differential characteristics of each varietal. A brief time of oak aging adds complexity to wines that are meant to be enjoyed in any kind of ocation.

The full range covers the following grapes:
-Chardonnay
-Torrontés
-Malbec
-Malbec-Syrah blend
-Cabernet Sauvignon

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Product category: Zona Sur

La Espera Reserva

Stands for exclusive wines. Differential labors on specific parcels of soils with a higher presence of rock conglomerates provide us with grapes of higher concentration to be reflected in great body and personality of our wines.
A 12 month barrel aging in French and American oak barrels adds tobacco and vanilla notes which perfectly integrate with the intrinsic notes of each varietal after a prolonged aging in the bottle.

The range covers:
-Malbec
-Syrah
-Cabernet Sauvignon

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Product category: Zona Sur

Small Productions - Our Icon Wines

La Espera Gran Reserva - Blend K.H. : is a very limited production (5000 bottles per year approximately) of a remarkable blend made out of one of the finest selections of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes from our vineyard. A wine with a composition that varies year to year to reflect the best blend of each harvest.
Low controlled yields hand harvested in 16 kg cases, an exhaustive selection, a winemaking process in small tanks, long maceration periods, 18 months of barrel aging in new French and American oak barrels and 24 months of bottle aging, turn “La Espera Gran Reserva - Blend K. H.” into a wine of great structure, complexity and firm but elegant tannins.


Funckenhausen Vineyards - Kurt Heinlein (to be released 2018): it takes time and a lot of work to understand your place, soils and vineyards, this wine is a reflection of our constant thrive to best interpret our most demanding and interesting soils. Our vineyard is currently one of the highest in San Rafael at 850 mts. Its location on a hill and geological composition proved to be something extremely particular in the traditional southern productive oasis. 
A parcel selection that is characterized by rock conglomerates and calcium carbonite and sulphite deposits leads to vines that struggle and yearly provide us with very small clusters of Malbec which we vinify separatedly and age for two years in 225 lts oak barrels. A prolonged aging in the bottle will lead to a very complex wine to be discovered.  

Funckenhausen Vineyards - Kurt Heinlein is a tribute to Kurt Heinlein, founder of this family owned winery and visioner. He built his legacy based on instinct and hard work and his decision to buy 330 has. of virgin land to plant vines when he was more than 70 years old are all a reflection of this. 

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Product category: Zona Sur

La Espera - Sparkling Wines

La Espera Extra Brut - Charmat is the result of a blend of Chardonnay and Viognier undergoing a long charmat seconf fermentation that will preserve its very aromatic expression of white and tropical fruit. Its fine crispiness and refreshing acidity add tension and fluidity to its palate which is followed by a complete aftertaste.

La Espera Extra Brut Rose – Champenoise is a 100% Pinot Noir Rose characterized by its complex nose accomplished by a second
fermentation that lasts for at least 20 months, a fine palate due to its small and persistent bubbles, and a complete aftertaste.

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About us

Company details

Funckenhausen Vineyards is a family owned small-medium size winery located in the region of 25 de Mayo - San Rafael - Mendoza - Argentina. 

Here on a previously unexplored terroir (only producers from this appelation), Kurt Heinlein would set up the foundations of a winery that was built to honor the past (Funcke Family) and leave a legacy to the future generations. 

The beauty of the place (a hill at 850 m.a.s.l. close to the preandean mountain range) and its amazing characteristics turn the Funckenhausen Vineyards into a unique property worthy of being best represented among its estate wines.

Wines with a real story, a sense of place and the cooperation of an amazing team that day to day work to heighten the standard and best representing the Funcke family and seting strong foundations for the future. 




 

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Company data

Sales volume

1-9 Mio US $

Export content

max. 75%

Number of employees

1-19

Foundation

2003