Carmelita Malbec 2015 is deep violet in color and presents aromas of ripe red fruits perfumed with vanilla. A classic Malbec profile progresses ripe plums and dark fruits over the palate. Soft round tannins and a medium body make a second glass nearly obligatory.
|Production||150 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 24th April 2015|
|Yield||2.0 tonnes per acre|
|Winemaking||3 day cold maceration; 5 day post-fermentation maceration; 27 day total maceration period. 9 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 27 - 28°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended in September 2015.|
|Maturation||17 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)|
|Bottling||Bottled on the 19th October 2016. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.|