Carmelita Malbec 2013 is intense violet red in colour. The complex, fruity and spicy nose displays aromas of dark cherries, blueberries and hints of black pepper. This medium bodied Malbec has round tannins and a smooth oaky finish.
|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 11th April 2013|
|Yield||1.7 tonnes per acre|
|Winemaking||6 day cold maceration; 6 day post-fermentation maceration; 20 day total maceration period. 8 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26 - 29°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended 15th September 2013.|
|Maturation||24 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)|
|Bottling||Bottled on the 6th June 2015. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.|