Malbec 2014

Carmelita Malbec 2014 is dark ruby red in colour. The complex, fruity and spicy nose displays aromas of dark cherries, plums and hints of black pepper. This medium bodied Malbec has gentle tannins and a pleasantly fruity finish.

Varietal 100% Malbec
Vintage 2014
Production 200 cases x 6 bottles
Vineyard Located in the Uco Valley, Mendoza at an altitude of 1,085 m above sea level. The high altitude, poor in organic material soil and cool, dry climate provide ideal conditions for creating this outstanding wine.
Harvest Hand picked on 14th April 2014
Yield 1.9 tonnes per acre
Winemaking 4 day cold maceration; 7 day post-fermentation maceration; 24 day total maceration period. 10 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26 - 29°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended in September 2014.
Maturation 18 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)
Bottling Bottled on the 4th November 2015. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.

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