Carmelita Malbec 2010 is deep red with blackish hues. Its nose displays aromas of dark chocolate, berries and fruit. In mouth it is full bodied and rich with sweet tannins.
|Production||50 cases x 6 bottles|
|Vineyard||Located in the Uco Valley, Mendoza at an altitude of 1,085m above sea level. The high altitude, fertile soil and cool, dry climate provide ideal conditions for creating this outstanding wine.|
|Harvest||Hand picked on 15th April 2010|
|Yield||1.2 tones per acre|
|Winemaking||8 day cold maceration; 4 day post-fermentation maceration; 28 day total maceration period. 12 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26°C). 16 day malolactic fermentation in barrel.|
|Maturation||14 months in Boutes new French oak|
|Bottling||Bottled on the 20th September 2011. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity.The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.|