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The winery is based in Coquimbito in the province of Maipú in the Argentine region Mendoza was founded in 1883 by the famous wine pioneer Tiburcio Benegas (1844-1910) founded. In 1973, the Argentine wine multi Peñaflor Bought. The own vineyards in Mendoza cover 1,075 hectares of vineyards at 630 to 1,000 meters above sea level. A team of renowned experts in grape breeding and vinification such as the French oenologist Michel Rolland is constantly making improvements and using state-of-the-art methods to produce wines with a low residual sugar content. Almost all varieties important in Argentina such as Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Torrontés and Viognier are cultivated. Mainly varietal wines are made from it, but also various cuvées.

The premium qualities are marketed under the brand names "Broquel" (varietal wines), "Iscay" (cuvée from Merlot and Malbec), "Medalla" (Cabernet Sauvignon), "Trapiche Malbec Single Vineyards" (Malbec wines from single layers) and "Roble “(Different varieties with barrique maturation) produced. Young light varietal wines are marketed under the "Falling Star" (especially for the US market) and "Astica" labels. The second one is in bottles and also in so-called Bag-in-Boxes (Plastic container with a volume of 3 liters). In addition, sparkling wines (Sparkling Wines) and fruity sparkling wines from different varieties are produced under the brand name "Septiembre". The annual production is around 20 million bottles of wine, the majority of which is exported. In 2005, there were over a million boxes (12 bottles each) in around 60 countries.

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