Producer Profile


Zorzal, established in 2007 by the Michelini brothers - Gerardo, Matias, and Juan Pablo (the winemaker) - along with a consortium of Canadian investors, embarked on its winemaking journey with the inaugural vintage in 2008. Situated in the Gualtallary subregion of the Uco Valley, outside Tupungato, the winery and vineyards perch at a lofty altitude of approximately 4,500 feet, earning the distinction of being Mendoza's highest winery. Spanning 70 hectares, the estate boasts a diverse soil composition of sand, stones, and limestone, hosting a variety of grapes including Malbec, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc, among others.


Where The Wines Come From

Uco Valley

Natural wine from the Uco Valley encapsulates the purity and vitality of Argentina's high-altitude winemaking region. Situated in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, the Uco Valley boasts a unique terroir characterized by extreme diurnal temperature shifts, rocky soils, and ample sunlight. Here, a growing community of winemakers is dedicated to sustainable farming practices and minimal intervention in the cellar, allowing the region's distinctive grape varieties to shine. Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Torrontés flourish in this rugged landscape, yielding wines of exceptional depth and character. From vibrant, fruit-forward reds to crisp, aromatic whites, Uco Valley's natural wines reflect the dynamic interplay of altitude, climate, and soil, inviting drinkers on a journey through the breathtaking beauty and unparalleled viticultural potential of Argentina's premier wine-growing region.