Patagonia Barrel Selection Malbec

Patagonia Barrel Selection Malbec

VINEYARD LOCATION:

Alto Valle, Rio Negro, Patagonia

Age of Vineyard:

On average 30 years old

GRAPES:

100% Malbec

YIELD:

45 hl/ ha
Deleafing and green picking is carried out in December.
Harvest is realized manually. Meticulous sorting is performed by hand prior to vinification in order to select the best grapes.

FERMENTATION:

Cold maceration is carried out at 10°C – 12°C for 5 days prior to fermentation which takes place at a controlled temperature of 26-28°C. 4 pump-overs per day and a long maceration period of 30 days.

AGEING:

60% of the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.

TASTING NOTES:

Intense red colour with violet tones. Elegant and attractive aromas of liquorish, violets and spices. A very rich and complex wine, a true Malbec from Patagonia. Great with red meats, games and cheeses.