In 2001, Alta Vista became the first Argentine winery to produce single vineyard wines. Alta Vista developed its Terroir
Management® system for wine growing and winemaking, wherein grapes grown in distinctive sites express the true
characteristics of each vineyard through distinctive wines. Similar to Single Vineyard Alizarine and Serenade, Temis is aged for
12 months in new French oak barrels and an additional 6 months in bottle before release. This vineyard is sited at over 3,000
feet in altitude in Valle de Uco, and the vines are over seventy years old. This light soil is sandy with some silt, is very permeable
and has boulders and a broken layer of limestone at a depth of 2.5 feet. Traditional irrigation is fed by water from the Andes
Mountains. Temis has the coldest climate of all Alta Vista’s terroirs. Nights are quite cool and days are warm and soft, with
constant breezes that help to keep the vines and grapes healthy. The grapes have a slow, gradual cycle of ripeness that is
balanced and ideal. Planted in 1942, the selection massale vines are characterized by small clusters with small, compact grapes.
Wine from this vineyard has an expressive bouquet of fresh fruits with floral notes, and soft, suave tannins in the mouth.