Hermanos

Press

  • "I tasted three excellent wines from the Hermanos winery in the Calchqui Valley in Cafayate. Located in the Yacochuya District in Cafayate, the Domingo Molina winery is run by Rafael (winemaker), Osvaldo (vineyard manager) and Gabriel (the business side of things). Their importer describes them as the -Dukes of Hazzard,- although I am unsure which one is -Daisy Duke.- The focus here is upon vinifying small lots: keeping things on a small scale, seeking out terroirs in the Salta Province to create balanced, mineral-driven wines." (Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate)

Basic Info

As you drive into Cafayate in the Calchaquí Valley, you encounter a combination of red rock outcroppings, candelabra-shaped cacti, and sprawling vineyards. Just outside this small, picturesque mountain town, you will find a small, new winery with a panoramic view built on a hillside covered in cacti, dry rock and sand, and now vineyards. Domingo Molina is a family winery managed by three brothers (Osvaldo, Gabriel & Rafael Domingo) who grew up in Cafayate, and their winery represents the second generation of Domingo brothers making wine together. The name Hermanos translates to “brothers”. Their high altitude vineyards are located between 5,300 and 7,300 feet above sea level and are fed by the ultra-pure water that percolates through the mountains just above. This extreme altitude and 340 days of sunshine yield wines with intense aromas and soft tannins which are a pleasure to drink.

Country:
Argentina
Region:
Salta
Sub region:
Cafayate
Owner:
Domingo Brothers
Winemaker:
Raphael Domingo
Importer:
Vine Connections