(Decanter) Southern latitude, 17 hours of daylight and grape-and-icicle-draped vineyards in summer paint a vivid picture of extremity in Trevelin, the newest addition to Argentina’s GI (Geographical Indication) collection.
Trevelin is located between 43°07”S and 43°18”S in Futaleufú department in the northwest of Chubut Province, Patagonia. Its approval, granted on 6 August, presents a welcome boost for this nascent wine region.
Currently just 12ha are dedicated to vineyard cultivation, although there’s an additional – and vast – 35,988ha to play around with. (For comparison, San Pablo, the 2019-designated Mendoza GI, covers 4,300 ha.)