The estate-grown grapes are manually harvested, carefully sorted, and destemmed. The wine undergoes traditional maceration for 21 days with selected yeasts. Cholila Ranch Malbec is aged both in American and French oak for 9 months, followed by a minimum of 6 months bottle aging prior to release. 100% Malbec. Named for the former Ranch owner by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Cholila Ranch is located in one of the world’s most famous remote wine regions, at 39 degrees South, ancient roads of dust and stone cross the arid landscape as testament of man’s ability to interact in harmony with nature.