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2018 HD Malbec

2018 HD Malbec

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Description Concentrated, full-bodied wine with an intense ruby red color. To the nose, it is fresh and floral with ripened plum and cherry notes. In the mouth, persistent tannins are well-balanced with the acidity. Vineyards Single Vineyard, Altamira - La Consulta - Mendoza Variety Malbec 100% Age of Wines Planted in 1943. Density 7200 plants per hectare. Harvest Method By hand. Vinification Cold maceration at 8º-10º for 7 days, alchoholic fermentation with indigenous yeast in 10,00 liters concrete vats recovered with epoxy pain for 25 days at 26 - 29ºC. The melolactic fermentation was in oak barrels for 30 days at 25ºC. No stabilization, no filtration, no clarification. Ageing During 12 month in french oak barrels: 50% first use, 50% second use. Reviews Vintage 2010: Wine Advocate 90 Points “Displays earthy minerals, spice box, lilacs, and black cherry leading to an already winelayared, spicy flavors, soft tannins, and excellent concentration and length. If can be approached now but is likely to evolve for another 1-2 years. Drink this outstanding value from 2013 to 2018. The grapes are sourced from old wines in La Consulta”. Jay Miller Feb. 2012

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