Malbec 2012

Carmelita Malbec 2012 is intense ruby red violet in colour. The nose displays aromas of fresh blackberries, plums, violets and nutmeg. This firm, full bodied Malbec has chalky sweet tannins and is long in its finish. 

Varietal 100% Malbec
Vintage 2012
Production 200 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 16th April 2012
Yield 0.6 tonnes per acre
Winemaking 5 day cold maceration; 4 day post-fermentation maceration; 26 day total maceration period. 17 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26 - 29°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended 17th August 2012.
Maturation 25 months in Boutes French oak (75% new)
Bottling Bottled on the 17th June 2014. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.

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