Anabelle Sielecki of Mendel brought the best winemaker she could find, Roberto de la Mota , on board as her partner. Roberto, son of legendary winemaker Raul de la Mota, has an impressive winemaking record and a lifetime of winemaking education and achievement. Together, they choose the best blocks from her family ’ s ancient vineyards, and every artisan winemaking step is rigorously performed. Anabelle ’ s father came to Argentina as a young immigrant and worked hard to become a successful businessman in several different industries. He was a man who came to love the finest things that life could offer, particularly wine. Anabelle honors her father by seeking perfection in the wine that carries his first name, Mendel, on the label.
Mendel is part of the Vine Connections portfolio of Argentine and Chilean wines, and Japanese sakes.