Malbec 2010

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.

Varietal 100% Malbec
Vintage 2010
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.

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