Carmelita Malbec 2019 is intense ruby red with violet hues in the glass. It offers aromas of plum, cassis, blackcurrants and a hint of violet. On the palate, soft spices, caramel and tobacco flavours combine with generous round tannins, good acidity and a long smooth 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 12th April 2019|
|Yield||2.0 tonnes per acre|
|Winemaking||4 day cold maceration; 4 day post-fermentation maceration; 17 day total maceration period. 12 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 25 - 27°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended September 2019.|
|Maturation||26 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)|
|Bottling||Bottled on the 1st July 2021. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.|