Malbec 2015

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.

Varietal 100% Malbec
Vintage 2015
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.

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