How good can it be? Argentina’s top winemakers are pushing the country’s headline grape to its limits in their quest to achieve the best possible quality and character. Patricio Tapia reports...

When Sebastian Zuccardi, winemaker at Bodega Familia Zuccardi, first saw the landscape, and the site they had chosen for the vineyard, he calculated with some concern that at least 300 trucks would be needed to remove all the stones before planting.


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