Ichanka translates as “Water of the Condor” (“I” = water). The little hamlet of Ichanka, located on the Estate,
was an important source of spring water to the indigenous Diaguitas. This secret water source
was discovered courtesy of the Condors that would be seen hovering over the spring.
The Diaguitas believed the Condor was the closest creature to divinity
and was considered a messenger of the spirits.
Our Vichigasta Vineyard wines are produced
using only the best grapes from special plots
within our vineyard. The grapes are hand-picked
and carefully transported to the winery in small bins
to avoid premature crushing.
Ichanka Sañogasta is a limited production
wine that combines the fruity characteristics of
our wines with traditional oak treatment producing
wines of great depth and balance.